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Analysis: UK emissions in 2023 fell to lowest level since 1879 - Carbon Brief

  2024-03-11 by in Carbon Brief

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5.7% in 2023 to their lowest level since 1879, according to new Carbon Brief analysis.

  Tagged under: Net Zero | Greenhouse Gases | UK | Climate Data


Sector by sector: where do global greenhouse gas emissions come from?

  2023-10-06 (or before) in Our World in Data

Globally, we emit around 50 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases each year. Where do these emissions come from? We take a look, sector-by-sector.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Greenhouse gas emissions rose at ‘alarming’ rate last year, US data shows

  2023-04-06 in The Guardian

Noaa report shows rapid increase in atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Fossil Fuels


Global warming in the pipeline

  2023-03-31 (or before) in arXiv.org e-Print archive

Improved knowledge of glacial-to-interglacial global temperature change implies that fast-feedback equilibrium climate sensitivity is at least ~4°C for doubled CO2 (2xCO2), with likely range 3.5-5.5°C. Greenhouse gas (GHG) climate forcing is 4.1 W/m2 larger in 2021 than in 1750, equivalent to 2xCO2 forcing. Global warming in the pipeline is greater than prior estimates. Eventual global warming due to today's GHG forcing alone -- after slow feedbacks operate -- is about 10°C. Human-made aerosols are a major climate forcing, mainly via their effect on clouds. We infer from paleoclimate data that ae...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change | Geoengineering


Why Milankovitch (Orbital) Cycles Can't Explain Earth's Current Warming – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

  2023-03-29 (or before) by in Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Vital Signs of the Planet: Global Climate Change and Global Warming. Current news and data streams about global warming and climate change from NASA.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


The UK’s ‘green day’ has turned into a fossil fuel bonanza – dirty money powers the Sunak government | George Monbiot

  2023-03-29 in The Guardian

In prioritising oil and gas over renewables, ministers are doing the bidding of the polluters, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Rishi Sunak | Fossil Fuels


Biggest carbon credit certifier to replace its rainforest offsets scheme

  2023-03-10 in The Guardian

Verra will phase out programme by mid-2025 after Guardian investigation found it was flawed

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Rainforests | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


Fossil fuels received £20bn more UK support than renewables since 2015

  2023-03-09 in The Guardian

Exclusive: One-fifth of money given directly to fossil fuel industry was to support new extraction and mining

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Global greenhouse gas emissions from animal-based foods are twice those of plant-based foods - Nature Food

  2023-03-07 (or before) in Nature

The quantification of greenhouse gas emissions related to food production and consumption is still largely hindered by the availability of spatial data consistent across sectors. This study provides a detailed account of emissions from land-use change, farmland, livestock and activities beyond the farm gate associated with plant- and animal-based foods/diets—culminating in local-, country- and global-level emissions from each major agricultural commodity.

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Food Production and Consumption


Meat, dairy and rice production will bust 1.5C climate target, shows study

  2023-03-06 in The Guardian

Emissions from food system alone will drive the world past target, unless high-methane foods are tackled

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Meat Production | Cattle and Dairy Farming | Food Production and Consumption


Revealed: 1,000 super-emitting methane leaks risk triggering climate tipping points

  2023-03-06 in The Guardian

Vast releases of gas, along with future ‘methane bombs’, represent huge threat – but curbing emissions would rapidly reduce global heating

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Fracking | Fossil Fuels | Tipping Points


Huge carbon footprint of chemicals in UK household products revealed

  2023-03-06 in The Guardian

Calls for ministers to help industry cut emissions from items including washing-up liquid and laundry tablets

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Revealed: cabinet ministers warned of legal action over UK’s failure to tackle climate crisis

  2023-03-04 in The Guardian

Senior civil servants have issued the warnings as government is way behind on net zero pledges, according leaked documents

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Net Zero


The U.S. Has Billions for Wind and Solar Projects. Good Luck Plugging Them In.

  2023-02-23 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Solar Energy | Wind Power | Electricity Grid


Recapturing excess heat could power most of Europe, say experts

  2023-02-23 in The Guardian

Preventing heat waste largely being ignored as solution to energy crisis, say environmental campaigners

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2023-02-19 in Financial Times

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


World risks descending into a climate ‘doom loop’, warn thinktanks

  2023-02-16 in The Guardian

Report says simply coping with escalating impacts of climate crisis could override tackling root cause

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Latest Kennaook / Cape Grim greenhouse gas data

  2023-02-16 (or before) in Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australian Government - CSIRO

The latest greenhouse gas (GHG) data updated monthly from one of the cleanest air sources in the world.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


‘They get the big picture’: the Swedish tech startup helping cities go green

  2023-02-08 in The Guardian

Online tool used by more than 50 cities helps planners weigh costs against climate and social benefits

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Space dust as Earth's sun shield

  2023-02-08 (or before) in Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology

On a cold winter day, the warmth of the sun is welcome. Yet as humanity emits more and more greenhouse gases, the Earth's atmosphere traps more and more of the sun's energy and steadily increases the Earth's temperature. One strategy for reversing this trend is to intercept a fraction of sunlight before it reaches our planet. For decades, scientists have considered using screens, objects or dust particles to block just enough of the sun's radiation—between 1 or 2%—to mitigate the effects of global warming.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Mechanism of ozone loss under enhanced water vapour conditions in the mid-latitude lower stratosphere in summer

  2023-02-01 (or before) in ACP - Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Abstract. Water vapour convectively injected into the mid-latitude lowermost stratosphere could affect stratospheric ozone. The associated potential ozone loss process requires low temperatures together with elevated water vapour mixing ratios. Since this ozone loss is initiated by heterogeneous chlorine activation on liquid aerosols, an increase in sulfate aerosol surface area due to a volcanic eruption or geoengineering could increase the likelihood of its occurrence. However, the chemical mechanism of this ozone loss process has not yet been analysed in sufficient detail and its sensitivity to various conditions is not yet cl...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Texas | Geoengineering | Sea Level


What Is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?

  2023-01-31 (or before) in Sustainable & Eco Friendly eCommerce Packaging | SR Mailing

The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch is considered by many to be one of humanity’s biggest crimes against the planet – and really, just the name of it gives away the horror of what it actually is, considering the size of the Pacific Ocean. We talk a lot about what can be done to save the planet here at SR Mailing, and that’s because we’re absolutely passionate about it! The fact that there is so much to be done, and that there is so much that we can all be doing in our daily lives that can help us to save planet Earth from global warming and climate change. The issue, of course, is much, much bigger than...

  Tagged under: Microplastics and Nanoplastics | Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | Methane | Fish | Rivers | Whales and Dolphins | Wildlife | Economic Growth | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs | California | South America | BP | Sea Level | Indonesia


January 24, 1984 - Canadian TV documentary and discussion about #climate  - All Our Yesterdays

  2023-01-23 by in All Our Yesterdays

 Thirty nine years ago, on this day, January 24, 1984, Canadians got to understand what was coming, via a CBC documentary, including Stephen Seidel, one of the authors of a recent US EPA report “Can we delay a greenhouse warming?” As per the Climate State website – Topics discussed include, the scientific consensus, weather patterns, […]

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Revealed: more than 90% of rainforest carbon offsets by biggest certifier are worthless, analysis shows

  2023-01-18 in The Guardian

Investigation into Verra carbon standard finds most are ‘phantom credits’ and may worsen global heating

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Shell | Rainforests | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


The other greenhouse effect - Nature Geoscience

  2023-01-17 (or before) in Nature

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


The Climate Impact of Our Insatiable Plastic Addiction

  2023-01-04 (or before) in Bloomberg

In addition to the trash that piles up in cities and clogs oceans, the world’s plastic habit has another, invisible toll: climate-warming greenhouse gases.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Renewable Energy Isn’t Replacing Fossil Fuel Energy

  2022-12-30 by in Deep Green Resistance News Service

Despite all the renewable energy investments and installations actual global greenhouse gas emissions keep increasing due to economic growth.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Economic Growth


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Data Visualization

  2022-12-22 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Gove’s defence of UK coalmine dismissed as ‘greenwashing nonsense’

  2022-12-13 in The Guardian

Head of offsetting standard rubbishes minister’s claim of Cumbrian mine’s carbon neutrality as ‘absurd’

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

  2022-12-07 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2022-12-07 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2022-12-07 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2022-12-07 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


UK’s first new coalmine for 30 years gets go-ahead in Cumbria

  2022-12-07 in The Guardian

Michael Gove greenlights £165m project that will produce estimated 400,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2022-12-07 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Tropical methane emissions explain large fraction of recent changes in global atmospheric methane growth rate - Nature Communications

  2022-12-07 (or before) in Nature

Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas with emissions that are challenging to constrain. Here the authors use 10 years of satellite observations and show tropical terrestrial emissions account for 80% of observed global methane increases.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2022-12-07 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Airbus boss warns of delay in decarbonising airline industry

  2022-11-30 in The Guardian

Guillaume Faury expresses concern at pace of investment in facilities producing alternatives to fossil fuels

  Tagged under: Hydrogen | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Travel emissions drop aided lockdown methane surge

  2022-11-24 in miragenews.com

Sharp falls in transport emissions during Covid-19 lockdowns partly explain why a key greenhouse gas hit record high levels in 2020, research

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Fossil fuel industry dupes media, quietly funds non-profits to block renewable energy

  2022-11-16 (or before) by in Popular Information | Judd Legum | Substack

Shortly after he took office, President Biden announced a goal of building 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, enough clean energy to power 10 million homes. For the administration, the offshore wind target was a part of a larger strategy of reducing carbon pollution and putting the country on track for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. But, like many clean energy plans, this one was met with immediate resistance.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero | Wind Power


Subarctic boreal forest, vital for the planet, is at risk

  2022-11-14 in The Hindu

The boreal forest is second only to the Amazon in terms of its vital role in ensuring the future of the planet.

  Tagged under: Amazon Rainforest | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Forest Fires | Trees


Replace animal farms with micro-organism tanks, say campaigners

  2022-11-12 in The Guardian

Advocates of plant-based protein say 75% of world’s farmland should be rewilded to reduce emissions

  Tagged under: COP27 | Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Rewilding


Oil and gas greenhouse emissions ‘three times higher’ than producers claim

  2022-11-09 in The Guardian

Climate Trace reports half of 50 largest sources of greenhouse gas are oil and gas operations and many underreport their emissions

  Tagged under: COP27 | Greenhouse Gases


World’s ‘most potent greenhouse gas’ escaped during work on UK windfarm

  2022-11-08 in The Guardian

More than 80 staff at £3bn Seagreen project, 27 km off Scotland’s Angus coastline, were forced to evacuate

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Wind Power


Forest regeneration that earned multimillion-dollar carbon credits resulted in fewer trees, analysis finds

  2022-11-06 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Claim by academics, including former integrity chair of Australia’s carbon credit scheme, raises further doubts about system

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


The Unintended Side Effects of Bioplastics: Carbon, Land, and Water Footprints

  2022-11-03 (or before) in Cell Press

In this Perspective, Brizga et al. assess the potential environmental consequences (in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and land and water footprints) of substituting petrochemical plastics with bioplastics produced from renewable feedstock. Global bioplastic production is not sufficient to meet European packaging demand, and substituting petrochemical plastic packaging with bioplastic results in increased land and water use. Unless we find ways to decrease plastic demand, efforts to address plastic pollution using bioplastics are likely to prove temporary and inadequate.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases


Emissions Gap Report 2022

  2022-10-28 (or before) in UN Environment Programme

As growing climate change impacts are experienced across the globe, the message that greenhouse gas emissions must fall is unambiguous. Yet the Emissions Gap Report (EGR) 2022: The Closing Window – Climate crisis calls for rapid transformation of societies finds that the international community is falling far short of the Paris goals, with no credible pathway to 1.5°C in place. Only an urgent system-wide transformation can avoid climate disaster.  

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Climate Change Impacts | Wind Power


‘Monstrous’ east African oil project will emit vast amounts of carbon, data shows

  2022-10-27 in The Guardian

Experts say crude oil pipeline from Uganda to Tanzania will produce 25 times host nations’ combined annual emissions

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Africa | Fossil Fuels


Carbon emissions from energy to peak in 2025 in ‘historic turning point’, says IEA

  2022-10-27 in The Guardian

International Energy Agency says Ukraine invasion boosted state spending on clean energy and ‘will accelerate transition to renewables’

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Solar Energy | Nuclear Power | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Wind Power | Russia


Energy and emissions projections: 2021 to 2040

  2022-10-26 (or before) in GOV.UK

Projections of energy demand, greenhouse gas emissions and electricity generation from 2021 to 2040.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electricity


UK well off track to meet 2030s carbon-cutting goals, official figures project

  2022-10-25 (or before) in Belfast Telegraph

The UK is currently on track to miss its legal climate targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the mid 2030s by a huge margin, Government figures show.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


With Fossil Fuel Companies Facing Pressure to Reduce Carbon Emissions, Private Equity Is Buying Up Their Aging Oil, Gas and Coal Assets - Inside Climate News

  2022-10-24 by in Inside Climate News

When Continental Resources announced a deal last week to take the oil company private, it joined a trend that has swept across the fossil fuel sector in recent years. With investors agitating for energy companies to lower their greenhouse gas emissions, many oil and gas drillers and utilities have sold off wells and coal plants […]

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Young people's burden: requirement of negative CO2 emissions

  2022-10-22 (or before) in ESD

Abstract. Global temperature is a fundamental climate metric highly correlated with sea level, which implies that keeping shorelines near their present location requires keeping global temperature within or close to its preindustrial Holocene range. However, global temperature excluding short-term variability now exceeds +1 °C relative to the 1880–1920 mean and annual 2016 global temperature was almost +1.3 °C. We show that global temperature has risen well out of the Holocene range and Earth is now as warm as it was during the prior (Eemian) interglacial period, when sea level reached 6&ndash...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Predictions | Climate Change | Sea Level | Climate Change Impacts | Trees


Past and future ocean warming - Nature Reviews Earth & Environment

  2022-10-18 (or before) in Nature

Greenhouse gas forcing has increased ocean heat content, with large impacts on the Earth system. This Review outlines observed and projected global and regional changes, revealing an observed 0–2,000 m global increase of 351.4 ± 59.8 ZJ from 1958 to 2019, and a projected increase of 1,874 [1,637–2,109] ZJ by 2100 under SSP5-8.5.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2022-10-08 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Greta Thunberg on the climate delusion: ‘We’ve been greenwashed out of our senses. It’s time to stand our ground’

  2022-10-08 in The Guardian

Governments may say they’re doing all they can to halt the climate crisis. Don’t fall for it – then we might still have time to turn things around

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Greenhouse Gases | Finance


Global Warming and Hurricanes – Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

  2022-10-08 (or before) in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Contents Summary Statement Global Warming and Atlantic Hurricanes Statistical relationships between SSTs and hurricanes Analysis of century-scale Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane frequency Analysis of other observed Atlantic hurricane metrics Model simulations of greenhouse warming influence on...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Light fantastic: BP’s solar venture launches biggest UK project yet

  2022-10-06 in The Guardian

From solar farms to floating arrays, from Australia to Bedfordshire, Lightsource BP is ramping up its renewable energy push

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | BP | Greenhouse Gases | Solar Energy


‘Reckless’ coal firms plan climate-busting expansion, study finds

  2022-10-06 in The Guardian

Coal is the most polluting of all fossil fuels and investors must stop funding it, say campaigners

  Tagged under: COP27 | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change | Africa | Fossil Fuels | Russia


Old School Climate Science Denial Lingers on Outskirts of Tory Conference

  2022-10-04 by in DeSmog

BIRMINGHAM, UK – “There is no greenhouse effect.” That was the stark title of the leaflets piled up outside the Birmingham & Midland Institute’s Lyttelton Theatre, where old school climate science denial was on open display on the outskirts of the Conservative party’s annual conference.  The party made Britain the first G7 country to adopt […]

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Florida Leaders Rejected Major Climate Laws. Now They’re Seeking Storm Aid. (Published 2022)

  2022-10-04 in The New York Times

Discover the value of independent Times journalism today.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | US Politics | Florida


Climate change has come for the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter

  2022-09-29 by in Vox

China’s catastrophic summer shows its climate adaptation plans still have a long way to go.

  Tagged under: China | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Biden talks up electric vehicle revolution – but is America ready to give up gas?

  2022-09-17 in The Guardian

President appears at Detroit auto show, where EVs are this year’s stars – but the road to electrification promises to be a bumpy one

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | EVs | Cars


World heading into ‘uncharted territory of destruction’, says climate report

  2022-09-13 in The Guardian

Governments and businesses failing to change fast enough, says United in Science report, as weather gets increasingly extreme

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


'No greater betrayal of humanity': Scientists take to the streets to demand climate action

  2022-09-08 in ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

As the gulf between climate science and climate action grows, these scientists are putting their bodies on the line to demand more is done.

  Tagged under: Extinction Rebellion | Activism | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


U.S. Needs A Lot More Land to Go Green by 2050

  2022-08-31 (or before) in Bloomberg

We may need 250 million acres for wind farms alone.

  Tagged under: Solar Energy | Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Land Use | Wind Power | Electricity Grid


A global comparison of the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions of combustion engine and electric passenger cars - International Council on Clean Transportation

  2022-08-28 (or before) in Countercurrents

Life-cycle assessment of the greenhouse gas emissions of passenger cars in China, Europe, India, and the United States, which together account for about 70% of new passenger car sales worldwide.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


UK and US banks among biggest backers of Russian ‘carbon bombs’, data shows

  2022-08-24 in The Guardian

Ukrainian campaigners call for immediate end to investments, to cut funds to war and help avoid climate breakdown

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Russia


It’s Happened Before: Paleoclimate Study Shows Warming Oceans Could Lead to a Spike in Seabed Methane Emissions - Inside Climate News

  2022-08-22 by in Inside Climate News

The slowdown of a key ocean current could release methane that is frozen in layers of organic seabed sediments along some of the world’s coastlines, a new study shows. Cold temperatures and high pressure on sea floors currently sequester about one-sixth of the world’s methane, a potent but short-lived greenhouse gas, in an ice-like form […]

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Tree loss due to fire is worst in far northern latitudes, data shows

  2022-08-17 in The Guardian

Forests in Russia are most affected, as scientists warn of escape of huge quantities of buried carbon dioxide

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Wildfires | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Russia | Trees


Nope, Earth Isn't Cooling – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

  2022-08-05 (or before) by in Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

Vital Signs of the Planet: Global Climate Change and Global Warming. Current news and data streams about global warming and climate change from NASA.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Revealed: how climate breakdown is supercharging toll of extreme weather

  2022-08-04 in The Guardian

Guardian analysis shows human-caused global heating is driving more frequent and deadly disasters across the planet, in most comprehensive compilation to date

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases


Radiative forcing of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide: A significant revision of the methane radiative forcing

  2022-07-31 (or before) in Advancing Earth and Space Sciences Journal

Abstract New calculations of the radiative forcing (RF) are presented for the three main well-mixed greenhouse gases, methane, nitrous oxide, and carbon dioxide. Methane's RF is particularly impact...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


How One Senator Doomed the Democrats’ Climate Plan

  2022-07-15 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change | US Politics


Plant-based meat by far the best climate investment, report finds

  2022-07-07 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Non-animal proteins can play critical role tackling climate crisis, says Boston Consulting Group

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases


Emissions from mining cause ‘up to £2.5tn’ in environmental damages each year - Carbon Brief

  2022-07-06 by in Carbon Brief

Greenhouse gas emissions from global mining and resource extraction result in up to £2.5tn ($3tn) in damages worldwide every year, according to a new study.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


It’s democracy v plutocracy – this is the endgame for our planet | George Monbiot

  2022-07-06 in The Guardian

The US supreme court is helping to destroy our climate. But it was a much smaller decision, closer to home, that was the final straw for me, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Rivers | Wildlife | US Politics


Methane much more sensitive to global heating than previously thought – study

  2022-07-05 in The Guardian

Greenhouse gas has undergone rapid acceleration and scientists say it may be due to atmospheric changes

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Climate Change


US supreme court rules against EPA and hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions

  2022-06-30 in The Guardian

Court sides with Republican states as ruling represents landmark moment in rightwing effort to dismantle ‘regulatory state’

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Meat, monopolies, mega farms: how the US food system fuels climate crisis

  2022-06-30 in The Guardian

From a beef-heavy diet to growing crops that don’t feed people – the biggest challenges facing the agriculture industry

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Meat Production | Cattle and Dairy Farming | Food Production and Consumption


Exhausted: How We Can Stop Lithium Mining from Depleting Water Resources, Draining Wetlands, and Harming Communities in South America

  2022-06-28 (or before) in Natural Resources Defense Council

Many green technologies, such as electric vehicles and renewable power plants, depend on lithium-ion batteries, which require lithium. Lithium may play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but a climate-friendly future cannot come at the expense of destroying...

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Lithium | Batteries | Greenhouse Gases | Wetlands | South America | Water Resources


Study: Long-Term Global Warming Needs External Drivers

  2022-06-24 (or before) in NASA

A NASA/Duke University study provides new evidence why global temperatures remain stable in the long run unless pushed by outside forces, such as increased greenhouse gases.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Climate Change Evidence: How Do We Know?

  2022-06-16 (or before) in Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet

The rate of change since the mid-20th century is unprecedented over millennia.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Sea Level


Government failure to boost energy efficiency ‘inexplicable’, says IEA

  2022-06-08 in The Guardian

Saving energy is ‘utterly essential’ to cut bills, end reliance on Russian oil and gas and slash emissions says agency

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Russia


Opinion | Let’s Not Pretend Planting Trees Is a Permanent Climate Solution

  2022-06-04 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Trees


We cannot adapt our way out of climate crisis, warns leading scientist

  2022-06-01 in The Guardian

Katharine Hayhoe says the world is heading for dangers people have not seen in 10,000 years of civilisation

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change


Home - CO₂RE - The Greenhouse Gas Removal Hub

  2022-05-30 (or before) in co2re.org

CO₂RE is the UK's national research hub on Greenhouse Gas Removal, led by the Smith School, University of Oxford

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Greenhouse gas pollution trapped 49% more heat in 2021 than in 1990, NOAA finds - Welcome to NOAA Research

  2022-05-23 (or before) in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Research

Greenhouse gas pollution caused by  human activities trapped 49% more heat in the atmosphere in 2021 than they did in 1990, according to NOAA scientists. NOAA’s Annual Greenhouse Gas Index, known as the AGGI, tracks increases in the warming influence of human emissions of heat-trapping gases, including carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and 16 other chemicals. The AGGI converts the complex scientific computations of how much extra heat these gases capture into a...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Sixth Carbon Budget - Climate Change Committee

  2022-05-22 (or before) in Climate Change Committee

The Sixth Carbon Budget, provides ministers with advice on the volume of greenhouse gases the UK can emit during the period 2033-2037.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Peter Kalmus: ‘As a species, we’re on autopilot, not making the right decisions’

  2022-05-21 in The Guardian

The Nasa data scientist explains why inaction on the climate crisis pushed him to chain himself to an LA bank – and why trusting in the ‘people in charge’ is so dangerous

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Four key climate change indicators break records in 2021

  2022-05-17 in World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, 18 May 2022 (WMO) - Four key climate change indicators – greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification – set new records in 2021. This is yet another clear sign that human activities are causing planetary scale changes on land, in the ocean, and in the atmosphere, with harmful and long-lasting ramifications for sustainable development and ecosystems, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Ocean Acidification | Sea Level


Johnson’s ‘jet zero’ plan unrealistic and may make UK miss CO2 targets – report

  2022-05-16 in The Guardian

Ministers instead urged to focus on reducing flights and halting airport expansion to cut carbon emissions

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Air Travel


EU climate emissions higher than before pandemic

  2022-05-16 in Politico

Eurostat said the economic recovery was the key driver of the increase.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Climate chaos certain if oil and gas mega-projects go ahead, warns IEA chief

  2022-05-12 in The Guardian

Fatih Birol says ‘carbon bombs’, revealed in Guardian investigation, will not solve global energy crisis

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


John Kerry warns a long Ukraine war would threaten climate efforts

  2022-05-10 in The Guardian

Exclusive: US presidential envoy says limiting global heating to 1.5C could be made harder by conflict

  Tagged under: COP27 | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Earth’s CO2 hits highest recorded level in human history | The Independent

  2022-05-09 (or before) in The Independent

Unprecedented level comes as greenhouse gas emissions continue around the world

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Colorado River Reservoirs Are So Low, Government Will Delay Releases

  2022-05-03 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Colorado River | Drought | Greenhouse Gases | Rivers


Heat waves likely to last ‘25 times longer’ in India by another 2-4 decades, says climate report

  2022-05-02 (or before) in Down To Earth | Environment & science issues | India, South Asia

 The heatwaves will last over five times longer if global temperature rise is constrained to about 2°C, says report launched ahead of G20 summit

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Heatwaves | Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change


The clean energy claims of BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell: A mismatch between discourse, actions and investments

  2022-05-02 (or before) in PLOS - Open Science

The energy products of oil and gas majors have contributed significantly to global greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and planetary warming over the past century. Decarbonizing the global economy by mid-century to avoid dangerous climate change thus cannot occur without a profound transformation of their fossil fuel-based business models. Recently, several majors are increasingly discussing clean energy and climate change, pledging decarbonization strategies, and investing in alternative energies. Some even claim to be transforming into clean energy companies. Given a history of obstructive climate actions and “greenwashing&rd...

  Tagged under: BP | Shell | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Chevron | Fossil Fuels | Finance


Food, farming and forestry must be transformed to curb global warming, U.N. says

  2022-04-05 in Reuters

Protecting forests, changing diets, and altering farming methods could contribute around a quarter of the greenhouse gas cuts needed to avert the worst impacts of climate change, according to the United Nations' climate panel.

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Climate Change Impacts | Trees


Ukraine war threatens global heating goals, warns UN chief

  2022-03-21 in The Guardian

António Guterres says countries seeking alternatives to Russian energy may increase use of fossil fuels

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Russia


Carney’s Bid to Grow Carbon Market Rejigged Amid Controversy

  2022-03-16 (or before) in Bloomberg

Former Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s initiative to boost the market for carbon offsets is being scaled back, in the wake of fierce debate around whether the traded assets really help avert global warming.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Climate change: Electrical industry's 'dirty secret' boosts warming - BBC News

  2022-03-16 (or before) in The BBC

It's the most powerful greenhouse gas you've never heard of, and levels in the atmosphere are soaring.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Sussan Ley does not have duty of care to protect young from climate crisis, appeal court rules

  2022-03-15 in The Guardian

Eight teenagers and a nun had previously won their case against the federal environment minister related to the expansion of a NSW coalmine

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


How the beef industry is trying to change the maths of climate change

  2022-03-09 by in Greenpeace UK - Unearthed

A new metric for the greenhouse gas methane could see the beef industry claim to be climate neutral without significantly cutting emissions

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Climate Change | Net Zero | Cattle and Dairy Farming | Greenpeace


Deforestation emissions far higher than previously thought, study finds

  2022-02-28 in The Guardian

Carbon emissions from felling of tropical forest doubled in just two decades and are accelerating, research says

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


Concern over Church of England pension board fossil fuel industry links

  2022-02-21 in The Guardian

Members’ links with energy companies prompt fears over church’s plans to end investments in high-carbon firms

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


NOAA/ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory - THE NOAA ANNUAL GREENHOUSE GAS INDEX (AGGI)

  2022-02-20 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Corn-Based Ethanol May Be Worse For the Climate Than Gasoline, a New Study Finds - Inside Climate News

  2022-02-16 in Inside Climate News

Ethanol made from corn grown across millions of acres of American farmland has become the country’s premier renewable fuel, touted as a low-carbon alternative to traditional gasoline and a key component of the country’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But a new study, published this week, finds that corn-based ethanol may actually be worse […]

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Global temperature goals should determine the time horizons for greenhouse gas emission metrics - IOPscience

  2022-02-15 (or before) in IOPscience

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Worst-Case Climate Change Scenarios Are Highly Implausible, Argues New Study

  2022-02-09 in Reason Magazine - Free Minds and Free Markets

Global temperature to rise to around 2.2°C above the pre-industrial average by 2100.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | IPCC | Climate Change


UK drops ‘absurd’ case against Greenpeace for dropping rocks in sea

  2022-02-07 in The Guardian

Judge rebukes Marine Management Organisation for prosecution over direct action to stop bottom trawling

  Tagged under: Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Fish | Wildlife | Greenpeace


Satellites have located the world’s methane ‘ultra-emitters’

  2022-02-03 in sciencenews.org

Plugging leaks from methane ultra-emitters would make a dent in greenhouse gas emissions — and be cost-effective for those countries, scientists say.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


North Sea Abigail oilfield plan approved despite climate goals

  2022-02-01 in The Guardian

Cop26 experts said no new fossil fuel plans would be compatible with climate targets

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Thawing permafrost can accelerate global warming

  2022-01-31 (or before) in UniversitŠt zu Kšln

Insufficiently considered carbon stocks in very old sediments are released as greenhouse gases / publication in ‘Frontiers in Earth Science’

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Australian regulator finds large-scale emissions misreporting by coalminer Peabody

  2022-01-30 in The Guardian

US giant agrees to hire auditors after calculation errors, poor record-keeping and inconsistent data collection discovered

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal


Court Finds Massive Offshore Oil Lease Sale in Gulf Based on Faulty Legal Analysis

  2022-01-27 in Earthjustice: Because the earth needs a good lawyer

Today, the D.C. District Court invalidated the Department of Interior's decision to offer 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas leasing, marking a pivotal victory in the fight to defend Gulf communities and the planet from the worsening climate crisis. The court held that Interior failed to accurately disclose and consider the greenhouse gas emissions that would result from the lease sale, violating a bedrock environmental law.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


UK electric vehicle charging network is lagging behind, says Volkswagen

  2022-01-26 in The Guardian

‘Charging anxiety’ may prevent the government from meeting its 2030 target for mass adoption of zero-emission cars

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Net Zero | Cars | Climate Anxiety and Grief


Carbon offsetting is not warding off environmental collapse – it’s accelerating it | George Monbiot

  2022-01-26 in The Guardian

Wealthy companies are using the facade of ‘nature-based solutions’ to enact a great carbon land grab, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

  Tagged under: Shell | Greenhouse Gases | Wildlife | Collapse


McKinsey: fundamental transformation of global economy needed for net zero

  2022-01-25 in The Guardian

$9tn of annual investment required to avoid most catastrophic climate impacts, consultancy says

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Economics | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero


Exxon Announces Weak Net Zero Pledge

  2022-01-20 (or before) in Gizmodo | The Future Is Here

The company announced it plans to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. There are just a few teeny, tiny problems.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Shell | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Chevron | Net Zero | Finance


Surge in NSW coal mine expansions would drive up national emissions

  2022-01-19 (or before) by in Australian Breaking News Headlines & World News Online | SMH.com.au

Despite declining demand and efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions the NSW government is set to decide on a slew of coal mine expansions over coming months.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change


New Findings Warn Earth Could Break Key Warming Barrier In 2033

  2022-01-15 (or before) by in Forbes

New analysis of temperatures around the world in 2021 indicate that the planet is on track to pass an all-important warming threshold much earlier than scientists had hoped.

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


UK government sued over ‘pie-in-the-sky’ net-zero climate strategy

  2022-01-12 in The Guardian

ClientEarth and Friends of the Earth say strategy fails to include policies needed to ensure emissions cuts

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Another Record: Ocean Warming Continues through 2021 despite La Niña Conditions - Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

  2022-01-11 (or before) in Springer Verlag

The increased concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere from human activities traps heat within the climate system and increases ocean heat content (OHC). Here, we provide the first analysis of recent OHC changes through 2021 from two international groups. The world ocean, in 2021, was the hottest ever recorded by humans, and the 2021 annual OHC value is even higher than last year’s record value by 14 ± 11 ZJ (1 zetta J = 1021 J) using the IAP/CAS dataset and by 16 ± 10 ZJ using NCEI/NOAA dataset. The long-term ocean warming is larger in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans than in other regions and is ...

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | El Niño | Climate Change Mitigation


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2022-01-07 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Fusion - Frequently asked questions | IAEA

  2022-01-02 (or before) in iaea.org

Fusion is among the most environmentally friendly sources of energy. There are no CO2 or other harmful atmospheric emissions from the fusion process, which means that fusion does not contribute to greenhouse gas emissions or global warming. Its two sources of fuel, hydrogen and lithium, are widely available in many parts of the Earth.

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Hydrogen | Lithium | Greenhouse Gases | Nuclear Fusion


Plans in England for car chargers in all commercial car parks quietly rolled back

  2021-12-27 in The Guardian

Only new or refurbished commercial buildings should install charge points, the DfT says, citing fears over cost

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Why the collapse of Biden’s Build Back Better would be a major blow to the climate fight

  2021-12-22 in The Guardian

It would be almost impossible for the US to comply with its greenhouse gas reduction pledges without the $1.75tn package that Manchin refuses to support

  Tagged under: US Politics | Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Collapse


Google Pledged to Remove Ads From Climate Denial Sites, but Many Still Run

  2021-12-16 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Disinformation and Misinformation


Thawing Yedoma permafrost is a neglected nitrous oxide source - Nature Communications

  2021-12-16 (or before) in Nature

During permafrost thaw, nitrogen can be released as the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide, but the magnitude of this flux is unknown. Nitrous oxide emissions from ice-rich permafrost deposits are reported here, showing that emissions increase after thawing and stabilization and could represent an unappreciated positive climate feedback in the Arctic.

  Tagged under: Arctic | Greenhouse Gases


New study shows 24 countries sustained national greenhouse emissions reductions

  2021-12-13 by in University College, London

A new paper published in Climate Policy Journal by Prof Michael Grubb from the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources with Mercator Research Institute Germany shows that 24 countries have sustained reductions in both CO2 and overall greenhouse gas emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Doubts over Coalition’s net zero target as report finds soil carbon emissions will increase as climate warms

  2021-12-13 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Rising temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns expected to increase losses and make it more difficult to identify net carbon emissions

  Tagged under: Extreme Rainfall | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Net Zero


Rising From the Antarctic, a Climate Alarm

  2021-12-13 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Oceans | Global Warming | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Antarctic | Whales and Dolphins


Climate TRACE

  2021-11-28 (or before) in climatetrace.org

Climate TRACE makes climate action faster and easier by mobilizing the global tech community to track greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Battery power: five innovations for cleaner, greener electric vehicles

  2021-11-26 in The Guardian

EVs are seen as key in transition to low-carbon economy, but as their human and environmental costs become clearer, can new tech help?

  Tagged under: Batteries | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | EVs | Cars


Masking and unmasking of global warming by aerosols

  2021-11-21 (or before) by in The Conversation

Climate scientists have established a convincing case for the link between increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases and observed warming of the Earth since the 19th century. The Fifth Assessment Report…

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


How the U.S. Lost Ground to China in the Contest for Clean Energy

  2021-11-21 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Congo | China | Greenhouse Gases | Cobalt | Barack Obama | US Politics


Climate Crisis & Militarism

  2021-11-20 (or before) in Veterans For Peace

The mission of the VFP Climate Crisis & Militarism Project is to educate and mobilize about the cost of war and militarism as it relates to the Climate Crisis and the increase of greenhouse gases.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Readings | System Dynamics Self Study | Sloan School of Management | MIT OpenCourseWare

  2021-11-18 in The Guardian

This section contains information about readings for the course. Includes information on the courses textbooks, road maps, and other readings.

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Amazon Rainforest | Rainforests | Greenhouse Gases | Russia | Trees


Climate pledges built on flawed emissions data, Post investigation finds - Washington Post

  2021-11-09 (or before) in The Washington Post

An examination of 196 country reports to the United Nations reveals a giant gap between what nations declare their emissions to be versus the greenhouse gases they are sending into the atmosphere. The gap ranges from at least 8.5 billion to as high as 13.3 billion tons a year -- surpassing the annual emissions of China.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


‘Dangerous blindspot’: why overlooking blue carbon could sink us

  2021-11-06 in The Guardian

Exceptional new findings show the huge potential of salt marshes for sucking up carbon. But is it too late for blue carbon to save the world?

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Wildlife | Trees


Small cuts in air traffic would level off global heating caused by flying – study

  2021-11-04 in The Guardian

Annual cuts of 2.5% would keep aviation’s contribution to global warming at about 0.04C, research suggests

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Secretive court system poses threat to Paris climate deal, says whistleblower

  2021-11-03 in The Guardian

Treaty allows energy corporations to sue governments for billions over policies that could hurt their profits

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


World leaders announce plan to make green tech cheaper than alternatives

  2021-11-02 in The Guardian

UK, US and China among countries representing two-thirds of global economy to agree to push green energy and cars

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Fossil Fuels | Cars


After 30 years of Cop, our ex-environment editor is now optimistic

  2021-11-01 in The Guardian

The global hunger for change – evident as early as the Rio Earth summit in 1992 – is now insatiable

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Inactive oil wells could be big source of methane emissions: Geologist studies greenhouse gas emissions from uncapped, idle wells in Texas

  2021-10-31 (or before) in Science Daily

Uncapped, idle oil wells could be leaking millions of kilograms of methane each year into the atmosphere and surface water, according to a new study.

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Drought | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Texas


Prof Peter Stott: ‘Denialists question the cost of climate action … doing nothing costs far more’

  2021-10-30 in The Guardian

The veteran climate researcher, a Nobel peace prize winner, on the urgency of the UN climate conference in Glasgow

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Australia’s 2050 net zero emissions plan relies on ‘gross manipulation’ of data, experts say

  2021-10-29 in The Guardian

Estimates for carbon dioxide storage in trees and soil go far beyond upper bounds of what peer-reviewed science suggests is possible

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero | Trees


EU carbon border levy could sabotage climate goals, says thinktank

  2021-10-28 in The Guardian

Requiring carbon certificates could lead African producers to sell in markets with lower standards

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Africa


China’s new climate plan falls short of Cop26 global heating goal, experts say

  2021-10-28 in The Guardian

World’s biggest carbon emitter makes little advance on targets set out in 2015 in announcement days before vital UN talks

  Tagged under: China | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


Emissions Gap Report 2021

  2021-10-26 (or before) in UN Environment Programme

With climate change intensifying and scientists warning that humanity is running out of time to limit global warming to 1.5°C over pre-industrial levels, 2021 has been a fraught year for the planet. The Emissions Gap Report 2021: The Heat Is On is the 12th edition in an annual series that provides an overview of the difference between where greenhouse emissions are predicted to be in 2030 and where they should be to avert the worst impacts of climate change.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Predictions | Climate Change | Net Zero | Climate Change Impacts


China to cut fossil fuel use to below 20% by 2060

  2021-10-25 in The Guardian

Despite pushing ahead with dozens of new coal power plants, China has a new plan to increase wind and solar power in its march towards carbon neutrality

  Tagged under: Solar Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Wind Power


Home - Cut Methane

  2021-10-24 (or before) in Cut Methane

Methane is an unseen CLIMATE DISASTER Methane emissions from oil and gas are tied for Europe’s third largest source of greenhouse gases – and that’s just the emissions that we’re being told about. Methane has been ignored and under-regulated for years, but anytime someone looks, we find more than what is officially reported. The true impact of methane is likely much, much bigger than we suspect.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Cop26: ‘World conflict and chaos’ could be the result of a summit failure

  2021-10-24 in The Guardian

Top climate official issues strong warning on effect of unchecked greenhouse gases ahead of summit

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Conflict


COP26: Why The UN Climate Conference Matters Like Never Before

  2021-10-23 (or before) by in Forbes

Delegates from almost every nation are gathering in Scotland for a critical UN climate summit. David Vetter speaks to four of the world's top climate experts to find out what needs to get done at COP26.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


There are no real climate leaders yet – who will step up at Cop26? | Greta Thunberg

  2021-10-21 in The Guardian

Like other rich nations, the UK is more talk than action on the climate crisis. Something needs to change in Glasgow, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Activism | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Briefing: Greenhouse Gas Pollution Estimates of Proposed U.S. Fossil Fuel Infrastructure - Oil Change International

  2021-10-12 in Oil Change International

Stopping these projects would prevent a drastic increase in emissions at a critical time for Biden and the entire world's climate goals.

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


UK climate chief warns Tories of cost of delaying net zero

  2021-10-12 in Politico

Alok Sharma had a message for those in his party who oppose the UK’s push for net zero.

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Wind Power | Net Zero | Sustainability


Kyrsten Sinema Wants to Cut $100 Billion in Proposed Climate Funds, Sources Say

  2021-10-08 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Drought | Greenhouse Gases


Climate change: Not a single G20 country is in line with the Paris Agreement, analysis shows - CNN

  2021-10-04 (or before) by in CNN

None of the world's major economies -- including the entire G20 -- have a climate plan that meets their obligations under the 2015 Paris Agreement, according to an analysis published Wednesday, despite scientists' warning that deep cuts to greenhouse gas emissions are needed now.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


The role of high-socioeconomic-status people in locking in or rapidly reducing energy-driven greenhouse gas emissions - Nature Energy

  2021-10-01 (or before) in Nature

High-socioeconomic-status individuals have a disproportionate effect on greenhouse gas emissions as consumers and through four other key roles they play in society. This Perspective examines the effect and suggests how future research could seek to reduce the resulting energy and climate impact.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


France not doing enough to tackle climate change, court rules - CNN

  2021-09-25 (or before) by in CNN

A Paris court has found France legally responsible for its failure to meet targets intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | France | Climate Change


Global wildfire carbon dioxide emissions at record high, data shows

  2021-09-21 in The Guardian

Figures from EU monitoring service for August are highest since it began measurements in 2003

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


Production of forever chemicals emits potent greenhouse gases, analysis finds

  2021-09-16 in The Guardian

EPA data reveals that one of America’s biggest PFAS manufacturing plants is second largest polluter of highly damaging HCFC-22 gas

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | PFAS aka Forever Chemicals


The Rate of Global Warming During Next 25 Years Could Be Double What it Was in the Previous 50, a Renowned Climate Scientist Warns - Inside Climate News

  2021-09-15 in Inside Climate News

James Hansen, a climate scientist who shook Washington when he told Congress 33 years ago that human emissions of greenhouse gases were cooking the planet, is now warning that he expects the rate of global warming to double in the next 20 years. While still warning that it is carbon dioxide and methane that are […]

  Tagged under: US Politics | Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Bylong Community Wins Again as Coal Mine Appeal is Dismissed - Environmental Defenders Office

  2021-09-14 in Environmental Defenders Office

The NSW Court of Appeal has today upheld the decision to refuse the Bylong Coal Project. The decision comes two years after the NSW Independent Planning Commission (IPC) first rejected the 6.5 million-tonnes-per-year greenfield coal mine, calling the greenhouse gas emissions from the project ‘problematical’.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal


Nearly all global farm subsidies harm people and planet – UN

  2021-09-14 in The Guardian

Almost 90% of the $540bn of support a year harms people’s health, the climate and drives inequality

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Health | Sustainability


UK planning last-ditch China climate talks to break impasse before Cop26

  2021-09-10 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Crunch meeting of world leaders tabled for this month, with Xi key to success of climate summit

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Coal


Audit office blames UK government for botched £1.5bn green homes scheme

  2021-09-08 in The Guardian

Spending watchdog says home insulation drive was fatally rushed and missed chance to cut heating bills and create jobs

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Insulation | Housing


Climate impact of a transatlantic flight could cost global economy $3,000

  2021-09-06 in The Guardian

Economic cost of climate crisis has cut 37% from global GDP this century, say researchers

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Economics | Economic Growth


The health case for urgent action on climate change

  2021-09-06 (or before) in The BMJ: British Medical Journal

Health professionals have a leading role It is about 30 years since warnings first appeared in prominent journals about the potential for large and wide ranging effects on human health from climate and other global environmental changes.123 To date, global action to tackle these burgeoning threats remains inadequate both in scale and in speed. For example, the pledged nationally determined contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions—as enshrined in the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change—are a first step, but even if fully implemented (and this is by no means certain), global average temperatures are still...

  Tagged under: Oceans | Extreme Rainfall | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Health


Revealed: how Tory politicians fought plans to tackle air pollution

  2021-09-04 in The Guardian

Guardian investigation finds 17 MPs, candidates or associations took out 50 ads criticising a clean air zone

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


Without help for oil-producing countries, net zero by 2050 is a distant dream | Ali Allawi and Fatih Birol

  2021-09-01 in The Guardian

To meet climate targets and avoid economic collapse, countries such as Iraq need international support in the transition to clean energy, say Iraq’s deputy PM Ali Allawi and IEA executive director Fatih Birol

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Africa | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero | Middle East | Collapse


Emissions from food alone could use up all of our budget for 1.5°C or 2°C – but we have a range of opportunities to avoid this

  2021-08-29 (or before) in Our World in Data

If we want to meet our global climate targets we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from food. What options do we have?

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


FAQ | Flying Less

  2021-08-21 (or before) in sites.tufts.edu - Tufts Self-Serve Blogs and Websites.

What is your initiative’s objective? In a time of climate emergency, we seek to persuade academic communities to set goals and measure progress for reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, in line with the recommendations of scientific authorities such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Clima...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Economic Growth - Facing Future

  2021-08-21 (or before) in Facing Future

Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet “Global civilization has an operating system. It is disastrously flawed. It is killing us. It is known by two common names: money and growth economics. Money is a virus of the mind which uses humanity [and nature] for its own reproduction.” – Stuart Scott, Director of the Facing Future … Continue reading "Economic Growth"

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Oceans | Farming | Wildfires | Drought | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Methane | Economics | Wildlife | Fossil Fuels | Economic Growth | Sea Level | Trees | Sustainability


Surface Water Vulnerable to Widespread Pollution From Fracking, a New Study Finds - Inside Climate News

  2021-08-20 in Inside Climate News

Fossil fuels don’t just damage the planet by emitting climate-warming greenhouse gases when they are burned. Extracting coal, oil and gas has a huge impact on the surface of the earth, including strip mines the size of cities and offshore oil spills that pollute country-sized swaths of ocean.  Years of research has shown how the […]

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fracking | Fossil Fuels


Climate effects on US infrastructure: the economics of adaptation for rail, roads, and coastal development - Climatic Change

  2021-08-20 (or before) in Springer Verlag

Changes in temperature, precipitation, sea level, and coastal storms will likely increase the vulnerability of infrastructure across the USA. Using models that analyze vulnerability, impacts, and adaptation, this paper estimates impacts to railroad, roads, and coastal properties under three infrastructure management response scenarios: No Adaptation; Reactive Adaptation, and Proactive Adaptation. Comparing damages under each of these potential responses provides strong support for facilitating effective adaptation in these three sectors. Under a high greenhouse gas emissions scenario and without adaptation, overall costs are pro...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Economics | Sea Level | Climate Change Impacts | Trains


Swedish Group Delivers the World’s First Batch of Green Steel

  2021-08-20 in Gizmodo | The Future Is Here

HYBRIT, a partnership between a mining firm, an electric utility, and a steel company, made the world's first delivery of clean steel to Volvo. It's a huge leap.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Finance


Court Blocks a Vast Alaskan Drilling Project, Citing Climate Dangers

  2021-08-19 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Litigation | Alaska


Fossil Fuel Companies Are Quietly Scoring Big Money for Their Preferred Climate Solution: Carbon Capture and Storage - Inside Climate News

  2021-08-17 in Inside Climate News

Over the last year, energy companies, electrical utilities and other industrial sectors have been quietly pushing through a suite of policies to support a technology that stands to yield tens of billions of dollars for corporate polluters, but may do little to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. These policies have fast-tracked environmental reviews and allocated billions […]

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Germany ‘set for biggest rise in greenhouse gases for 30 years’

  2021-08-15 in The Guardian

Increase means country will slip back from goal of cutting emissions by 40% from 1990 levels

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Germany


UK spending far more on polluting policies than green ones, says WWF

  2021-08-12 in The Guardian

Just £145m of budget went on environment with £40bn spent on emissions-increasing measures, says charity

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Rishi Sunak


Major climate changes inevitable and irreversible – IPCC’s starkest warning yet

  2021-08-09 in The Guardian

Report warns temperatures likely to rise by more than 1.5C bringing widespread extreme weather

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change


Reduce methane or face climate catastrophe, scientists warn

  2021-08-06 in The Guardian

Exclusive: IPCC says gas, produced by farming, shale gas and oil extraction, playing ever-greater role in overheating planet

  Tagged under: Farming | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | IPCC | Climate Change


Last month was worst July for wildfires on record, say scientists

  2021-08-06 in The Guardian

Burning of land released 343 megatonnes of carbon, with wildfire season yet to peak in many areas

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Greenhouse Gases


Reforestation hopes threaten global food security, Oxfam warns

  2021-08-03 in The Guardian

Over-reliance on tree-planting to offset carbon emissions could push food prices up 80% by 2050

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Trees


Climate crisis: Siberian heatwave led to new methane emissions, study says

  2021-08-02 in The Guardian

Leak of potent greenhouse gas is currently small but further research is urgently needed, say scientists

  Tagged under: Heatwaves | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Russia


Leading the charge! Can I make it from Land’s End to John o’Groats in an electric car?

  2021-07-28 in The Guardian

New petrol and diesel cars will be banned in the UK from 2030, and sales of electric vehicles are rising fast. But with drivers reliant on charging points how practical is the greener option? One writer finds out

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Electric Cars | Greenhouse Gases | Hydrogen | Cars | Tesla


Queen secretly lobbied Scottish ministers for climate law exemption

  2021-07-28 in The Guardian

Monarch used secretive procedure to become only person in country not bound by a green energy rule

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Electric cars: UK government urged to prevent ‘charging deserts’

  2021-07-23 in The Guardian

Competition watchdog investigates dominance of one provider across motorway service stations

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Death toll rises and thousands flee homes as floods hit China

  2021-07-21 in The Guardian

Torrential rainfall and burst rivers swamp Henan cities, with commuters trapped on subway trains

  Tagged under: Extreme Rainfall | China | Greenhouse Gases | Rivers | Greenpeace | Trains


Emissions will hit record high by 2023 if green recovery fails, says IEA

  2021-07-20 in The Guardian

Worldwide energy body warns more must be done to help developing countries give up fossil fuels

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


‘Reckless’: G20 states subsidised fossil fuels by $3tn since 2015, says report

  2021-07-20 in The Guardian

Support for coal, oil and gas remains high despite pledges to tackle climate crisis

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Amazon rainforest now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs

  2021-07-14 in The Guardian

Cutting emissions more urgent than ever, say scientists, with forest producing more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


Carbon removal hype is becoming a dangerous distraction

  2021-07-10 (or before) in MIT Technology Review

Corporations and nations are touting plans to suck greenhouse gases out of the air. But the crucial priority this decade is slashing emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey opposed plans to cut new home emissions

  2021-07-05 in The Guardian

Exclusive: firm also argued against heat pumps, which are proposed as a replacement for gas boilers

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Housing | Fossil Fuels


On avoiding dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system: Formidable challenges ahead

  2021-07-04 (or before) in PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

The observed increase in the concentration of greenhouse gases (GHGs) since the preindustrial era has most likely committed the world to a warming of 2.4°C (1.4°C to 4.3°C) above the preindustrial surface temperatures. The committed warming is inferred from the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates of the greenhouse forcing and climate sensitivity. The estimated warming of 2.4°C is the equilibrium warming above preindustrial temperatures that the world will observe even if GHG concentrations are held fixed at their 2005 concentration levels but without any other anthropogenic forc...

  Tagged under: Oceans | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change | Sea Level | Climate Change Mitigation | Tipping Points


Only batteries have the power to save British carmaking

  2021-07-03 in The Guardian

Nissan’s ‘gigafactory’ in Sunderland must be the first of many sites if the UK is to compete in the electric vehicle era

  Tagged under: Batteries | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


What a Water Shortage Is Doing to Some of America’s Best Farmland

  2021-06-30 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Farming | Drought | Greenhouse Gases | California


Study: EPA underestimated methane emissions from oil and gas development

  2021-06-29 by in The Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has underestimated methane emissions caused by oil and gas production by as much as 76 percent, according to research published Tuesday in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Politics Is Now The Battleground For Climate Change Says Leading U.K. Scientist

  2021-06-26 (or before) by in Forbes

Leading climate experts have launched an international advisory group with a program aimed at mitigating the consequences of climate change through emissions reduction, greenhouse gas removal, and climate repair.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Finance


Safe Limit for Global Warming Is Lowered Dramatically by Experts

  2021-06-23 (or before) by in Scientific American

Carbon taxes and nuclear power will be necessary to cut CO2 emissions quickly enough to avert disastrous climate change, they say

  Tagged under: Nuclear Power | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Geoengineering


Climate and nature crises: solve both or solve neither, say experts

  2021-06-10 in The Guardian

Restoring nature boosts biodiversity and ecosystems that can rapidly and cheaply absorb carbon emissions

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Wildlife


State of the Climate

  2021-05-31 (or before) in Climate Emergency Institute

Explains the current state of the climate and atmospheric greenhouse gases.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Shell forced to slash global emissions after landmark court ruling | The Independent

  2021-05-26 (or before) in The Independent

Activist groups hail ‘historic win’ as Dutch court orders multinational fossil fuel company to cut CO2 emissions by 45% by 2030

  Tagged under: Shell | Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


NOAA Global Monitoring Laboratory - THE NOAA ANNUAL GREENHOUSE GAS INDEX (AGGI)

  2021-05-25 (or before) in NOAA ESRL Global Monitoring Laboratory

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Influential investor joins shareholder rebellion over Shell’s climate plan

  2021-05-24 in The Guardian

Legal & General Investment Management, Britain’s biggest fund manager, piles pressure on oil firm

  Tagged under: Shell | Greenhouse Gases


The future sea-level contribution of the Greenland ice sheet: a multi-model ensemble study of ISMIP6

  2021-05-17 (or before) in TC - Recent

<p><strong class="journal-contentHeaderColor">Abstract.</strong> The Greenland ice sheet is one of the largest contributors to global mean sea-level rise today and is expected to continue to lose mass as the Arctic continues to warm. The two predominant mass loss mechanisms are increased surface meltwater run-off and mass loss associated with the retreat of marine-terminating outlet glaciers. In this paper we use a large ensemble of Greenland ice sheet models forced by output from a representative subset of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5) global climate models to project ice sheet changes and ...

  Tagged under: Oceans | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Sea Level


Third of global food production at risk from climate crisis

  2021-05-14 in The Guardian

Food-growing areas will see drastic changes to rainfall and temperatures if global heating continues at current rate

  Tagged under: Farming | Extreme Rainfall | Drought | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Africa | Food Production and Consumption


Germany to bring forward climate goals after constitutional court ruling

  2021-05-06 in The Guardian

Government proposes net zero deadline of 2045 instead of 2050, but critics demand actions not numbers

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Germany | Net Zero


Despite pandemic shutdowns, carbon dioxide and methane surged in 2020 - Welcome to NOAA Research

  2021-05-06 (or before) in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Research

Levels of the two most important anthropogenic greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide and methane, continued their unrelenting rise in 2020 despite the economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic response, NOAA announced today. The global surface average for carbon dioxide (CO2), calculated from measurements collected at NOAA’s remote sampling locations, was 412.5 parts per million (ppm) in 2020, rising by 2.6 ppm during the year. The global rate of increase was the fifth-highest...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Climate crisis: our children face wars over food and water, EU deputy warns

  2021-04-30 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Frans Timmermans says older people need to make sacrifices to protect the future

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Women and Children


Effort to cut world’s greenhouse emissions may be hampered by a giant accounting problem. - The Washington Post

  2021-04-26 in The Washington Post

Countries are adopting very different strategies for how they take into account carbon pulled out of the air by their forests.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Trees


The race for rare earth minerals: can Australia fuel the electric vehicle revolution?

  2021-04-16 in The Guardian

China dominates supply of the elusive metals, which are vital to modern technology, but finding new sources is becoming a global priority

  Tagged under: China | Greenhouse Gases | Minerals | Electric Cars | Cars


Whitest-ever paint could help cool heating Earth, study shows

  2021-04-15 in The Guardian

New paint reflects 98% of sunlight as well as radiating infrared heat into space, reducing need for air conditioning

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


UK’s native woodlands reaching crisis point, report warns

  2021-04-14 in The Guardian

Drive to plant more trees will count for little if existing woods are lost, says Woodland Trust

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Greenhouse Gases | Wildlife | Trees


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2021-04-13 (or before) in NOAA Earth System Research Laboratories

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


Should Governments Consider Engineering the Atmosphere?

  2021-04-08 in The Nation

Two writers debate whether solar geoengineering would help or harm the effort to avoid the worst effects of climate change.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Geoengineering


Project Drawdown

  2021-04-03 (or before) in Project Drawdown

Our mission is to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline, thereby stopping stopping catastrophic climate change — as quickly, safely, and equitably as possible.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


UK criticised for ignoring Paris climate goals in infrastructure decisions

  2021-03-30 in The Guardian

Exclusive: scientists write to ministers and supreme court over recent ruling in Heathrow case

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


Ignoring climate change will lead to unprecedented, societally disruptive heat extremes in the Middle East

  2021-03-26 (or before) in Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology

The Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) is a climate change hot spot where summers warm much faster than in the rest of the world. Some parts of the region are already among the hottest locations globally. A new international study led by scientists from the Climate and Atmosphere Research Center of the Cyprus Institute and the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry predicts that ignoring the signals of climate change and continuing business as usual with increasing greenhouse gas emissions will lead to extreme, life-threatening heatwaves in the region. Such extraordinary heat events will have a severe impact on the people of...

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Heatwaves | Greenhouse Gases | Africa | Predictions | Climate Change | Middle East


Higher yields and more biodiversity on smaller farms - Nature Sustainability

  2021-03-26 (or before) in Nature

Most of the world’s farms are small. This study finds that smaller farms have higher yields and biodiversity than larger ones but little difference in greenhouse gas emissions and profits.

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Sustainability


Inflection Point: Before net-zero, comes the peak

  2021-03-25 (or before) in Business News: Business News India, Business News Today, Latest Finance News, Business News Live | The Financial Express

In developed countries, emissions have already peaked. Their decision is only about the path to net-zero. Emerging economies like India, instead, will go through a high-growth phase with rising energy demand and emissions. So, before a net-zero year can be targeted, India must discuss options for its peaking year

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Analysis: UK is now halfway to meeting its ‘net-zero emissions’ target - Carbon Brief

  2021-03-18 in Carbon Brief

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 were 51% below 1990 levels, according to new...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


First microwave-powered home boiler could help cut emissions

  2021-03-16 in The Guardian

‘Drop-in’ replacement for gas boilers may help tackle the challenge of cutting climate emissions from home heating

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Good vibrations: bladeless turbines could bring wind power to your home

  2021-03-16 in The Guardian

‘Skybrators’ generate clean energy without environmental impact of large windfarms, say green pioneers

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Wind Power


Car industry lobbied UK government to delay ban on petrol and diesel cars

  2021-03-15 in The Guardian

Carmakers argued strongly against a ban earlier than 2040, in written submissions seen by the Guardian

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


First study of all Amazon greenhouse gases suggests the damaged forest is now worsening climate change

  2021-03-12 (or before) in National Geographic

The first broad look at all of the gases that affect how the Amazon works—not just CO2—reveals a system on the brink.

  Tagged under: Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Trees


Major UK pension funds worth nearly £900bn commit to net zero

  2021-03-10 in The Guardian

Church of England, Lloyds and the National Grid among those pledging to meet 2050 target

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero | Electricity Grid


It's unavoidable: we must ban fossil fuels to save our planet. Here's how we do it | Roland Geyer

  2021-03-09 in The Guardian

Twice before, humanity has mitigated severe global environmental threats. In both cases we did this not with ‘cap and trade’ systems, taxes, or offsets, but with bans

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Food systems responsible for ‘one third’ of human-caused emissions - Carbon Brief

  2021-03-08 in Carbon Brief

“Food systems” were responsible for 34% of all human-caused greenhouse gas emissions in 2015, according to new research.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Emissions Gap Report 2020

  2021-03-06 (or before) in UN Environment Programme

The 2020 report finds that the world is still heading for a temperature rise in excess of 3°C this century but a low-carbon pandemic recovery could reduce the worst impacts of climate change.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Net Zero | Climate Change Impacts


Eco-homes become hot property in UK's zero-carbon ‘paradigm shift’

  2021-03-06 in The Guardian

Smart, low-carbon homes were once the preserve of one-off grand designs – now there are up to 30,000 projects in the pipeline

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Housing


Climate Action 100+

  2021-03-05 (or before) in Climate Action 100+

Climate Action 100+ is an investor-led initiative to ensure the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take necessary action on climate change.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Climate Action 100+ Investors to Raise Corporate Climate Ambition for 2021 Proxy Season | Climate Action 100+

  2021-03-05 (or before) in Climate Action 100+

Investor signatories to Climate Action 100+ are seeking higher climate ambition for the 2021 proxy season with the world’s largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters. In anticipation of the initiative’…

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


China's five-year plan for economy is crucial to meeting net zero by 2060

  2021-03-04 in The Guardian

Imminent economic blueprint has implications for planet – and whether Paris agreement likely to be met

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Economics | Net Zero


The climate crisis can't be solved by carbon accounting tricks | Simon Lewis

  2021-03-03 in The Guardian

Disaster looms if big finance is allowed to game the carbon offsetting markets to achieve ‘net zero’ emissions, says climate scientist and writer Simon Lewis

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero | Finance


Plug-in hybrid cars burn more fuel than tests record, says Which?

  2021-03-02 in The Guardian

Research suggests pollution from the vehicles could be worse than advertised

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Fossil fuel cars make 'hundreds of times' more waste than electric cars

  2021-03-01 in The Guardian

Analysis by transport group says battery electric vehicles are superior to their petrol and diesel counterparts

  Tagged under: Batteries | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Fossil Fuels | Cars


A third of top UK firms' CO2 emissions not in line with global climate goals

  2021-03-01 in The Guardian

Analysis shows emissions from 31 FTSE 100 companies are well above what’s needed to hit Paris targets

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


Airbus reveals planes sold in last two years will emit over 1bn tonnes of CO2

  2021-02-26 in The Guardian

Landmark emissions disclosures cover 22-year lifetime of 1,429 aircraft sold in 2019 and 2020

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Air Travel


SUVs and extra traffic cancelling out electric car gains in Britain

  2021-02-26 in The Guardian

Auditors say emissions down just 1% since 2011 and target of zero emissions by 2050 is a long way off

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Fiercer, more frequent fires may reduce carbon capture by forests

  2021-02-25 in The Guardian

Global study shows blazes diminish forest density and tree size, making woods likely to sequester less carbon

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Greenhouse Gases | Forest Fires | Trees


Who will clean up the 'billion-dollar mess' of abandoned US oilwells?

  2021-02-25 in The Guardian

As oil companies go out of business, they are leaving a legacy of abandoned wells that leak huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


UK councils still invest in fossil fuels despite declaring climate emergency

  2021-02-23 in The Guardian

Nearly £10bn worth of investments including in oil and gas made via pension funds in last financial year

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


The Energy Charter Treaty

  2021-02-23 in Investigating a changing Europe - Investigate Europe

Within 2050, Europe is to have cut almost all greenhouse emissions. That is going to be demanding enough. But the little-known Energy Charter Treaty could become a massive threat to the EU and its member states in trying to achieve their climate targets. Investigate Europe delves into the treaty and its ramifications for climate neutrality.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | European Union


Call to tax international flights to raise climate funds for poor countries

  2021-02-18 in The Guardian

Six experts say failure to reform climate finance risks undermining trust in Paris agreement

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Finance


Bill Gates: ‘Carbon neutrality in a decade is a fairytale. Why peddle fantasies?’

  2021-02-15 in The Guardian

After putting $100m into Covid research, the billionaire is taking on the climate crisis. And first he has some bones to pick with his fellow campaigners...Read an exclusive extract from Gates’ new book

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Capitalism Is Struggling With the Language of Climate Change

  2021-02-10 (or before) in Bloomberg

The technical terminology of science can sometimes be muddled in powerful climate messages from finance and political leaders.

  Tagged under: Joe Biden | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Capitalism | Finance


Australia's electric vehicle policy steers us to a future based on fossil fuels. It needs to be dumped | Simon Holmes à Court

  2021-02-08 in The Guardian

Australia is way behind on vehicle electrification, but there are solutions to help us catch up

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Electric Cars | Fossil Fuels | Cars


Court convicts French state for failure to address climate crisis

  2021-02-03 in The Guardian

State found guilty of ‘non-respect of its engagements’ aimed at fighting global warming

  Tagged under: Activism | Greenhouse Gases | France | Greenpeace


UK North Sea oil rigs release as much CO2 as coal-fired power station – study

  2021-02-01 in The Guardian

Rigs burn off enough unwanted gas to heat 1m homes, UK regulator said last year

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Seasonal origin of the thermal maxima at the Holocene and the last interglacial - Nature

  2021-01-28 (or before) in Nature

Reanalysis of Holocene sea surface temperature records affirms the role of retreating ice and rising greenhouse gases in driving a steady increase in global temperatures over the past 12,000 years.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Helping poorest tackle climate crisis will boost global growth, says IMF head

  2021-01-25 in The Guardian

Kristalina Georgieva says investing to create resilient economies is a ‘win-win-win-win’ scenario

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Economics | Economic Growth


Emissions Gap Report 2020

  2021-01-20 (or before) in UN Environment Programme

The 2020 report finds that the world is still heading for a temperature rise in excess of 3°C this century but a low-carbon pandemic recovery could reduce the worst impacts of climate change.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Net Zero | Climate Change Impacts


Electric car batteries with five-minute charging times produced

  2021-01-19 in The Guardian

Exclusive: first factory production means recharging could soon be as fast as filling up petrol or diesel vehicles

  Tagged under: Batteries | Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction' and climate disruption

  2021-01-13 in The Guardian

Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate crisis

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Greenhouse Gases | Wildlife | Trees


There’s a simple way to green the economy – and it involves cash prizes for all | Henry D Jacoby

  2021-01-05 in The Guardian

The ‘carbon dividend’ is so elegant that it seems too good to be true, says Henry D Jacoby, of MIT’s joint program on the science and policy of global change

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Calculation of external climate costs for food highlights inadequate pricing of animal products - Nature Communications

  2020-12-23 (or before) in Nature

Agricultural greenhouse gas emissions not only amplify the global climate crisis, but cause damage currently unaccounted for by food prices. Here the authors show the calculation of prices with internalized climate costs for food categories and production systems, revealing strong market distortions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Food Production and Consumption


Organic meat production just as bad for climate, study finds

  2020-12-23 in The Guardian

Analysis also found the lowest impact meat was still far more damaging than the worst plant foods

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Meat Production | Food Production and Consumption


Climate crisis: FTSE giants fail to disclose their carbon footprint

  2020-12-13 in The Guardian

BP, Glencore, Rolls-Royce, Just Eat and B&M among last eight firms yet to provide investors with information

  Tagged under: BP | Greenhouse Gases | Finance


UN secretary general urges all countries to declare climate emergencies

  2020-12-12 in The Guardian

António Guterres tells Climate Ambition Summit more must be done to hit net zero emissions

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Investor group makes net-zero carbon pledge to tackle climate crisis

  2020-12-11 in The Guardian

Managers commit to investing only in companies with net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Opinion | You Should Have Listened, New York Tells Big Oil (Published 2020)

  2020-12-09 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | BP | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Aston Martin in row over 'sock puppet PR firm' pushing anti-electric vehicle study

  2020-12-02 in The Guardian

Report disputing green benefits of EVs attributed to company registered to wife of carmaker’s director

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | EVs | Cars


Climate crisis making autumn leaves fall earlier, study finds

  2020-11-26 in The Guardian

Report suggests tree growth will not store nearly as much carbon as scientists hoped

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Trees


The key areas of Boris Johnson's 'green industrial revolution'

  2020-11-17 in The Guardian

How can the objectives of the 10-point plan be achieved?

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Nuclear Power | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Wind Power | Trees


Governments urged to go beyond net zero climate targets

  2020-11-13 in The Guardian

Leading scientists and campaigners say cutting emissions alone is not enough

  Tagged under: Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Reaching UK net zero target cheaper than we thought, says climate adviser

  2020-11-12 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Chris Stark says cost is surprisingly low but criticises government for absence of a plan

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Global food production emissions 'would put Paris agreement out of reach'

  2020-11-05 in The Guardian

Study calls for more focus on farming and food waste, behind a third of greenhouse gas production

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Meat Production | Food Production and Consumption


The Climate Is Breaking Down. Architect Bjarke Ingels Has a Masterplan for That

  2020-10-31 (or before) in TIME Magazine

Ingels' next project redesigns the planet to cut greenhouse emissions, clean up pollution and adapt to climate change

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Arctic methane deposits 'starting to release', scientists say

  2020-10-27 in The Guardian

Exclusive: expedition says preliminary findings indicate that new source of greenhouse gas off East Siberian coast has been triggered

  Tagged under: Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Russia


Japan aims for zero emissions, carbon neutral society by 2050 - PM | Reuters

  2020-10-26 (or before) in Reuters

Japan is aiming to cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 and become a carbon-neutral society, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Monday as he unveiled a major shift in position on climate change.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Japan


New Climate Warnings in Old Permafrost: 'It’s a Little Scary Because it’s Happening Under Our Feet.' - Inside Climate News

  2020-10-16 in Inside Climate News

A dive deep into 27,000 years worth of muck piled up on the bottom of the Arctic Ocean has spurred researchers to renew warnings about a potential surge of greenhouse gas emissions from thawing permafrost. By tracking chemical and organic fingerprints in long-buried layers of sediments remaining from previously frozen ground, the scientists showed that […]

  Tagged under: Oceans | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Great Barrier Reef corals have more than halved in past 25 years, study shows

  2020-10-14 in The Guardian

Mass bleaching events triggered by record-breaking water temperatures have the most impact on coral depletion

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs


Queensland transition to renewables would generate almost 10,000 jobs, analysis shows

  2020-10-14 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Sunshine and available land offer a ‘world-class’ opportunity, expert says

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Solar Energy | Hydrogen | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Wind Power


Mark Carney says banks should link executive pay to Paris climate goals

  2020-10-13 in The Guardian

Ex-Bank of England boss tells UN summit that boardroom pay link can help meet climate targets faster

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Finance


Campaign seeks 1bn people to save climate – one small step at a time

  2020-10-10 in The Guardian

Count Us In urges actions such as eating local, making clothes last or buying an electric car

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


People, not carbon emissions, should be at the heart of the west's climate action | Aruna Chandrasekhar

  2020-10-09 in The Guardian

In focusing on targets, activists from rich countries risk putting metrics above the lives of vulnerable people, says Aruna Chandrasekhar, an independent journalist from India

  Tagged under: Extinction Rebellion | Activism | Greenhouse Gases


Approximate calculations of the net economic impact of global warming mitigation targets under heightened damage estimates

  2020-10-09 (or before) in PLOS - Open Science

Efforts to mitigate global warming are often justified through calculations of the economic damages that may occur absent mitigation. The earliest such damage estimates were speculative mathematical representations, but some more recent studies provide empirical estimates of damages on economic growth that accumulate over time and result in larger damages than those estimated previously. These heightened damage estimates have been used to suggest that limiting global warming this century to 1.5 °C avoids tens of trillions of 2010 US$ in damage to gross world product relative to limiting global warming to 2.0 °C. However,...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Economics | Economic Growth | Climate Change Mitigation


New Study Casts Doubt On The Climate Benefits Of Natural Gas Power Plants

  2020-10-09 in HuffPost - Breaking News, U.S. and World News | HuffPost

The emissions and methane leaks from new gas plants zero out the CO2 cuts achieved from closing coal plants, a peer-reviewed analysis found.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Coal | Climate Change | Fracking


Exxon Projections Show Massive Emissions Increase as Quarterly Financial Losses Mount - The Energy Mix

  2020-10-07 in The Energy Mix - The climate news you need

ExxonMobil may be plotting to increase its already enormous annual greenhouse gas emissions by 17% over the next five years,

  Tagged under: Exxon | Greenhouse Gases


Study shows wetter climate is likely to intensify global warming

  2020-10-05 (or before) in Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology

A study in the May 6th issue of Nature indicates the increase in rainfall forecast by global climate models is likely to hasten the release of carbon dioxide from tropical soils, further intensifying global warming by adding to human emissions of this greenhouse gas into Earth's atmosphere.

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Extreme Rainfall | Greenhouse Gases


Exxon’s Plan for Surging Carbon Emissions Revealed in Leaked Documents

  2020-10-05 (or before) in Bloomberg

Internal projections from one of world’s largest oil producers show an increase in its enormous contribution to global warming

  Tagged under: Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


First new deep coalmine in UK for 30 years gets go ahead

  2020-10-02 in The Guardian

Planning permission granted to Cumbria project that will extract 2.7m tonnes of coal per year

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


World's richest 1% cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50%, says Oxfam

  2020-09-20 in The Guardian

Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorest

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases


Device to curb microplastic emissions wins James Dyson award

  2020-09-17 in The Guardian

Tyre attachment designed by four students aims to reduce road transport pollution

  Tagged under: Microplastics and Nanoplastics | Greenhouse Gases


New analysis finds planet heading toward temperature threshold not seen in 34 million years

  2020-09-14 in Alternet.org

A newly published study conducted by a team of climate scientists warns that—barring prompt and rigorous efforts to minimize greenhouse gas emissions—"Earth is on track for some of the strongest, fastest climate change the planet has ever experienced."Undertaking what Chelsea Harvey of Scientific Am...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Investors that manage US$47tn demand world’s biggest polluters back plan for net-zero emissions

  2020-09-14 in The Guardian

Climate Action 100+ group put 161 fossil fuel, mining, transport and other big-emitting companies on notice in latest campaign by shareholders

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero


The meat industry’s misplaced hope over methane

  2020-09-13 in Planetary Vegan - For animals and the planet

The red meat industry and many who support it have recently been highlighting an alternative method for measuring the global warming potential (GWP) of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is prom…

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane


A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change (Published 2020)

  2020-09-12 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Methane


Higher price of electric cars a concern for more than half of UK consumers

  2020-09-03 in The Guardian

Cost deterrent ‘risks UK being in slow lane’ in transition from fossil fuel vehicles, says car industry body

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Greta Thunberg: After two years of school strikes, the world is still in a state of climate crisis denial

  2020-08-19 in The Guardian

We can have as many meetings as we like, but the will to change is nowhere in sight, says climate activist Greta Thunberg, and others

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Green Capitalism: How Multinationals Use Climate Change to Impose an Industrial Agricultural Model

  2020-08-19 (or before) by Translated by Leslie Thatcher in Truthout - Fearless Independent Journalism

Advocates are questioning whether Big Ag's "climate-smart agriculture" will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Capitalism


Pools of Water Atop Sea Ice in the Arctic May Lead it to Melt Away Sooner Than Expected - Inside Climate News

  2020-08-11 in Inside Climate News

The thickening atmospheric stew of greenhouse gases is punching holes in Arctic sea ice, leading it to crumble at a rapidly increasing rate. Last spring, ponds of meltwater on the ice sped the melting of the glossy shield that reflects incoming heat from the sun back to space. By July, the ice had dwindled to […]

  Tagged under: Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Ice Melting


India plans to fell ancient forest to create 40 new coalfields

  2020-08-08 in The Guardian

Narendra Modi’s dream of a ‘self-reliant India’ comes at a terrible price for its indigenous population

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Wildlife | Fossil Fuels | Trees


Letter from economists: to rebuild our world, we must end the carbon economy

  2020-08-04 in The Guardian

The carbon economy amplifies racial, social and economic inequities, creating a system that is fundamentally incompatible with a stable future

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Economics


World’s largest nuclear fusion project begins assembly in France

  2020-07-28 in The Guardian

Project aims to show that clean fusion power can be generated at commercial scale

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Nuclear Power | Greenhouse Gases | Nuclear Fusion | France


First active leak of sea-bed methane discovered in Antarctica

  2020-07-21 in The Guardian

Researchers say potent climate-heating gas almost certainly escaping into atmosphere

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Antarctic


Most polar bears to disappear by 2100, study predicts

  2020-07-20 in The Guardian

Melting Arctic sea ice could cause starvation and reproductive failure for many as early as 2040, scientists warn

  Tagged under: Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Predictions | Wildlife | Ice Melting | Russia | Alaska


Negative emissions tech helps, but it's no magic bullet for the climate crisis | Tamsin Edwards

  2020-07-20 in The Guardian

Sprinkling rock dust on fields is no replacement for reducing emissions, says the academic Tamsin Edwards

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change


Methane rises to highest level on record

  2020-07-14 in The Guardian

Livestock farming and fossil fuels are main causes of rise in gas, which is 28 times more powerful than CO2 at trapping heat

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Fracking | Fossil Fuels


Reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from national climate legislation - Nature Climate Change

  2020-07-14 (or before) in Nature

Climate change laws are shown to reduce national CO2 emissions by 0.78% in their first three years and 1.79% in the longer term. These reductions add up to 38 GtCO2 of avoided emissions for 1999–2016—equal to a year of CO2 emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Legislation


CO2 in Earth's atmosphere nearing levels of 15m years ago

  2020-07-09 in The Guardian

Last time CO2 was at similar level temperatures were 3C to 4C hotter and sea levels were 20 metres higher

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Sea Level


Spreading rock dust on fields could remove vast amounts of CO2 from air

  2020-07-08 in The Guardian

It may be best near-term way to remove CO2, say scientists, but cutting fossil fuel use remains critical

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Government climate advisers running scared of change, says leading scientist

  2020-06-26 in The Guardian

Rapid transformation needed, Kevin Anderson says, particularly in lifestyles of rich

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Climate worst-case scenarios may not go far enough, cloud data shows

  2020-06-13 in The Guardian

Modelling suggests climate is considerably more sensitive to carbon emissions than thought

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Assessing the Mitigation Deterrence Effects of GGRs

  2020-05-13 (or before) in Lancaster University | Just another WordPress site

AMDEG Assessing the Mitigation Deterrence Effects of Greenhouse Gas Removal Technologies Project focus This project looks into the risks of greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies delaying or deterring climate mitigation.The project is funded by the RCUK programme Greenhouse Gas Removal from the Atmosphere. Who are we? The project is based at Lancaster University, and involves […]

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change Mitigation


UK's carbon footprint

  2020-05-13 (or before) in GOV.UK

Annual greenhouse gas and carbon dioxide emissions relating to UK consumption.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Climate change is getting worse but it is no worse than we predicted - Climate Change Committee

  2020-05-04 in Climate Change Committee

Worsening climate change should not be mistaken for individual events that are worse than expected. Recent extremes give a clear picture of the impacts and risks that come with a human-driven warming climate. Extreme events also emphasise the urgency of action to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change, write Professor Piers Forster and Professor Corinne Le Quéré.

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | Predictions | Climate Change | Net Zero | Climate Change Impacts


Covid-19 crisis will wipe out demand for fossil fuels, says IEA

  2020-04-30 in The Guardian

Renewable electricity may be only source to withstand biggest shock in 70 years

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels | Electricity


Summer's bushfires released more carbon dioxide than Australia does in a year

  2020-04-21 in The Guardian

Devastating 2019-20 fires estimated to have released 830m tonnes of carbon dioxide, more than all bar five countries

  Tagged under: Bushfires | Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases


Ice-free Arctic summers now very likely even with climate action

  2020-04-21 in The Guardian

Scientists surprised by latest results but say carbon cuts remain vital to prevent ice loss becoming permanent

  Tagged under: Arctic | Greenhouse Gases


Oil and gas giant Shell targets 'net zero' emissions by 2050

  2020-04-17 in Canada's National Observer

Energy company Royal Dutch Shell told investors on Thursday, April 16, 2020, that it aims to stop adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere by 2050, a move that was welcomed by some climate campaigners even as others called it “corporate greenwash.”

  Tagged under: Shell | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


North Atlantic's capacity to absorb CO2 overestimated, study suggests

  2020-04-03 in The Guardian

Research into ocean’s plankton likely to lead to negative revision of global climate calculations

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases


Electric cars produce less CO2 than petrol vehicles, study confirms

  2020-03-23 in The Guardian

Finding will come as boost to governments seeking to move to net zero carbon emissions

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Net Zero | Cars


The Current Global Warming Trend Is Directly Related To Human Emissions Of Greenhouse Gases

  2020-03-06 (or before) by in Forbes

Atmospheric CO2 concentrations have reached 414 ppm because humans are emitting 36.6 gigatons of CO2 a year.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Focus on coronavirus shows need for climate law, says EU official

  2020-03-04 in The Guardian

Frans Timmermans calls for bloc to legislate so it does not lose track of net zero target

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Plan to drain Congo peat bog for oil could release vast amount of carbon

  2020-02-28 in The Guardian

Oil exploration in one of the greatest carbon sinks on the planet could release greenhouse gases equivalent to Japan’s annual emissions

  Tagged under: Congo | Greenhouse Gases | Africa | Fossil Fuels


New cars producing more carbon dioxide than older models

  2020-02-28 in The Guardian

Demand for bigger, heavier cars drives increase in greenhouse gas emissions

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Cars


The inherent dangers of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

  2020-02-25 (or before) in EURACTIV

As the European Commission considers its long-term strategy to cut EU greenhouse gas emissions, Julia Christian says they must reject an unproven and dangerous technology in favour of protecting and restoring natural forests.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Trees


Climate Destabilization Unlikely to Cause Methane 'Burp'

  2020-02-20 (or before) in Scripps Institution of Oceanography

A long-feared scenario in which global warming causes Arctic permafrost to melt and release enough greenhouse gas to accelerate warming and cause catastrophe probably won’t happen.

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Methane | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases


Why we need to value our low-carbon pastimes more | Susanna Rustin

  2020-02-10 in The Guardian

Remodelling our lives around creativity and participation will ease the transition that the climate crisis demands, says Susanna Rustin, a Guardian leader writer

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


The EU’s green deal is a colossal exercise in greenwashing | Yanis Varoufakis and David Adler

  2020-02-07 in The Guardian

Ursula von der Leyen’s signature proposal co-opts the slogans of climate activism, but has none of the substance, say Yanis Varoufakis and David Adler of Democracy in Europe Movement 2025

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | European Union


Johnson urged to set out firm plans for UK's net-zero carbon target

  2020-02-06 in The Guardian

Campaigners call on PM to ‘show UK is ready to do what it takes’ before COP 26 summit

  Tagged under: COP26 | Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Change climate policy now to avert oil market crisis, warns thinktank

  2020-01-31 in The Guardian

Governments risk derailing global fossil fuel demand with ‘handbrake turns’ in future

  Tagged under: Shell | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Chevron


Almonds are out. Dairy is a disaster. So what milk should we drink?

  2020-01-29 in The Guardian

A glass of dairy milk produces almost three times more greenhouse gas than any plant-based milk. But vegan options have drawbacks of their own

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Bees | Cattle and Dairy Farming | Health


You want to reduce the carbon footprint of your food? Focus on what you eat, not whether your food is local

  2020-01-25 (or before) in Our World in Data

‘Eat local’ is a common recommendation to reduce the carbon footprint of your diet. But transport tends to account for a small share of greenhouse gas emissions. How does the impact of what you eat compare to where it’s come from?

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Trump weakened environmental laws after BP lobbying

  2020-01-23 in The Guardian

Letter suggests oil firm pushed for changes whereby fewer projects would need impact assessments

  Tagged under: BP | Donald Trump | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | US Politics


Watch These 4 Clean Energy Trends in U.S. Cities in 2020

  2020-01-23 (or before) in World Resources Institute

American cities, states and businesses have already come a long way on the road to cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Here are four clean energy trends to watch in the coming year in cities in the U.S.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


UK citizens' climate assembly to meet for first time

  2020-01-22 in The Guardian

Randomly selected 110-strong panel will try to come up with a plan to tackle global heating

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Social tipping dynamics for stabilizing Earth’s climate by 2050

  2020-01-22 (or before) in PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Achieving a rapid global decarbonization to stabilize the climate critically depends on activating contagious and fast-spreading processes of social and technological change within the next few years. Drawing on expert elicitation, an expert workshop, and a review of literature, which provides a comprehensive analysis on this topic, we propose concrete interventions to induce positive social tipping dynamics and a rapid global transformation to carbon-neutral societies. These social tipping interventions comprise removing fossil-fuel subsidies and incentivizing decentralized energy generation, building carbon-neutral cities, div...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels | Tipping Points


Study finds shock rise in levels of potent greenhouse gas

  2020-01-21 in The Guardian

Scientists had expected fall in levels of HFC-23 after India and China said they had halted emissions

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach

  2020-01-20 (or before) in Phys.org - News and Articles on Science and Technology

New climate models show carbon dioxide is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push the Paris treaty goals for capping global warming out of reach, scientists have told AFP.

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Greenhouse Gases


Scott Morrison says NSW minister Matt Kean 'doesn't know what he's talking about' on climate

  2020-01-19 in The Guardian

PM rebukes NSW environment minister over call to review emissions policy, saying most of the federal cabinet wouldn’t know who Kean was

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal


Plane wrong: how your bosses should cut back on flights

  2020-01-18 in The Guardian

The global value of business flights is forecast to top £1.3tn by 2023 – here’s how employers can cut the environmental impact

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Air Travel


Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates

  2020-01-13 in The Guardian

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases

  Tagged under: Oceans | Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases


Polluting vehicles could be pulled from UK sale, say carmakers

  2020-01-13 in The Guardian

New fines for breaches on CO2 limits will clash with British taste for higher-emission SUVs

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Pension funds urge Barclays to stop lending to fossil fuel firms

  2020-01-08 in The Guardian

Institutional investors file resolution for AGM of bank to phase out loans to fossil fuel projects or companies

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Finance


Exxon Mobil Beats New York’s Climate-Change Accounting Case

  2020-01-06 (or before) in Bloomberg

Exxon Mobil Corp. won a closely watched trial over its accounting for the financial risks of climate change, in an outright rejection of New York state’s claim that the energy giant engaged in a cynical scheme to mislead investors for years.

  Tagged under: Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Britons reach Africans’ annual carbon emissions in just two weeks

  2020-01-05 in The Guardian

Research for Oxfam shows inequality between footprints of people in UK and in countries including Rwanda, Ethiopia and Malawi

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Africa


Russia announces plan to ‘use the advantages’ of climate change

  2020-01-05 in The Guardian

Kremlin website recognises global heating as a problem but lists ‘positive’ economic effects

  Tagged under: Russia | Climate Change | Greenhouse Gases | Vladimir Putin | Economics


Royal Dutch Shell may fail to reach green energy targets

  2020-01-03 in The Guardian

With a year to go, oil firm’s $2bn investment is well below its own guidance of $4bn-$6bn

  Tagged under: Shell | Greenhouse Gases


Barcelona to open southern Europe's biggest low-emissions zone

  2019-12-31 in The Guardian

City bans most polluting vehicles from area 20 times the size of Madrid’s zone

  Tagged under: Spain | Greenhouse Gases


Net zero carbon neighbourhood to be built in south Wales

  2019-12-23 in The Guardian

Residents of Parc Hadau in Pontardawe will generate more clean energy than they can use

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Goldman Sachs Curbs New Lending on Coal and Arctic Oil

  2019-12-19 (or before) in Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has tightened its policy on fossil fuel financing in a move welcomed by environmental groups, just as global talks on climate change faltered in Madrid over the weekend.

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change


Zero-carbon ships on horizon under fuel levy plan

  2019-12-18 in The Guardian

Climate groups say 10-year ICS plan not urgent enough to cut carbon from ‘dirty’ sector

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made It Visible. (Published 2019)

  2019-12-12 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Texas


Australia ranked worst of 57 countries on climate change policy

  2019-12-11 in The Guardian

Thinktank report deems Morrison government ‘an increasingly regressive force’

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change


UN climate talks failing to address urgency of crisis, says top scientist

  2019-12-08 in The Guardian

COP25 in Madrid criticised for focusing on details instead of agreeing deep cuts to emissions

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Australia 'risks being dumping ground' for cars with greenhouse gas 1,400 times more potent than CO2

  2019-12-08 in The Guardian

Industry groups call for ban on HFC-134a refrigerant in car air-conditioning, already banned in the EU and US

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Cars


Greta Thunberg says school strikes have achieved nothing

  2019-12-06 in The Guardian

Activist says 4% greenhouse gas emissions rise since 2015 shows action is insufficient

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Tackling degraded oceans could mitigate climate crisis - report

  2019-12-04 in The Guardian

Sanctuaries and treaties to restore seas’ ecosystems would boost their capacity to absorb heat and store carbon

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Wildlife | Greenpeace


Emissions Gap Report 2019

  2019-12-04 (or before) in UN Environment Programme

As the world strives to cut greenhouse gas emissions and limit climate change, it is crucial to track progress towards globally agreed climate goals. For a decade, UNEP’s Emissions Gap Report has compared where greenhouse gas emissions are heading against where they need to be, and highlighted the best ways to close the gap. As the world strives to cut greenhouse gas emissions and limit climate change, it is crucial to track progress towards globally agreed climate goals. For a decade, UNEP’s Emissions Gap Report has compared where greenhouse gas emissions are heading against where they need to be, and highlighted th...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Net Zero


Decade of 'exceptional' heat likely to be hottest on record, experts say

  2019-12-03 in The Guardian

World Meteorological Organization says 2019 is likely to be second or third warmest year ever

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Explaining how the water vapor greenhouse effect works

  2019-12-03 (or before) in Global Warming and Climate Change skepticism examined

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


CO2-guzzling bacteria made in the lab could help tackle climate change

  2019-12-02 (or before) by in New Scientist

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


US Congress commits to act on climate crisis, despite Donald Trump

  2019-12-02 in The Guardian

Nancy Pelosi tells UN conference in Madrid that commitment is ‘iron-clad’

  Tagged under: US Politics | Donald Trump | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Weatherwatch: restore peat bogs to fight climate change

  2019-12-02 in The Guardian

Peat moors store far more carbon dioxide than forests, as well as helping to control flooding

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Trees


New Zealand begins genetic program to produce low methane-emitting sheep

  2019-12-01 in The Guardian

‘Global first’ project will help tackle climate change by lowering agricultural greenhouse gases

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Climate Change


Why We Strike Again | by Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer and Angela Valenzuela - Project Syndicate

  2019-11-29 by Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer and Angela Valenzuela in Project Syndicate

Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer and Angela Valenzuela vow to do whatever it takes to push world leaders to act, beginning at the UN conference in Madrid.

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels | Health


Massive Attack to help map music industry's carbon footprint

  2019-11-28 in The Guardian

Bristol band team up with academics from Manchester University to share tour data

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


'Our house is on fire': EU parliament declares climate emergency

  2019-11-28 in The Guardian

Bloc warned against making symbolic gestures not backed up by concrete action

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | European Union


UN calls for push to cut greenhouse gas levels to avoid climate chaos

  2019-11-26 in The Guardian

Global emissions must fall by 7.6% a year for next decade to avoid crisis, report says

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


European parliament split on declaring climate emergency

  2019-11-26 in The Guardian

Draft resolution will be voted on this week before crucial UN climate summit

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | European Union


UNEP: 1.5C climate target ‘slipping out of reach’ - Carbon Brief

  2019-11-26 in Carbon Brief

Unless the world begins to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions the 1.5C goal of the Paris Agreement “will slip out of reach,'' according to the latest UN Environment Programme (UNEP) emissions gap report.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Climate change: Greenhouse gas concentrations again break records - BBC News

  2019-11-25 (or before) in The BBC

The World Meteorological Organization says the levels of warming gases continue to reach new highs.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Climate-heating greenhouse gases hit new high, UN reports

  2019-11-25 in The Guardian

Head of World Meteorological Organization says ‘no sign of a slowdown, let alone a decline’

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Students accuse Cambridge university of 'greenwashing' ties with oil firms

  2019-11-23 in The Guardian

Activists call Cambridge Zero initiative a ‘PR stunt to divert attention from links to fossil fuel industry’

  Tagged under: Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Geoengineering


Methane emissions from coalmines could stoke climate crisis – study

  2019-11-15 in The Guardian

Millions of tonnes belched into atmosphere as bad as shipping and aviation emissions combined, researchers find

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Climate change: do more now or risk catastrophe, warns energy agency

  2019-11-13 in The Guardian

IEA says deep disparity between words and action on climate change risks failing to cap global temperatures

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels | Wind Power


The Paris Climate Problem: A Dangerous Lack of Urgency - Inside Climate News

  2019-11-07 in Inside Climate News

While nearly all of the world’s countries have pledged to cut their greenhouse gas emissions, the reductions they’re planning in the short term—over the next 10 years—aren’t nearly enough, leading scientists warn in a new report. Nearly two-thirds of the pledges under the Paris climate agreement are “totally insufficient” to meet critical climate targets, the […]

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | IPCC


Majority of UK public back 2030 zero-carbon target – poll

  2019-11-07 in The Guardian

Nearly half of Tory voters back plan, compared with 16% who back party’s 2050 target

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero | Public Opinion


Most countries' climate plans 'totally inadequate' – experts

  2019-11-05 in The Guardian

US and Brazil unlikely to meet Paris agreement pledges - while Russia has not even made one

  Tagged under: Brazil | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Russia


Dr Rowan Williams "the future of the human race is now at stake" | 2019 | Extinction Rebellion UK

  2019-11-04 (or before) in YouTube

Rowan Douglas Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth is a Welsh Anglican bishop, theologian and poet. He served as the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury from D...

  Tagged under: Extinction Rebellion | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Charities say next UK government must bring forward climate targets

  2019-11-04 in The Guardian

Groups including Greenpeace, WI and Oxfam call for faster action in letter to all parties

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Greenpeace | Activism


Government under fire for approval of new coalmine in Cumbria

  2019-11-03 in The Guardian

Decision coincides with net-zero emissions review and is branded ‘backwards step’

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero


Global Monitoring Laboratory - Carbon Cycle Greenhouse Gases

  2019-11-03 (or before) in NOAA Earth System Research Laboratories

The Global Monitoring Laboratory conducts research on greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Climate emissions from tropical forest damage 'underestimated by a factor of six'

  2019-10-31 in The Guardian

Scientists say policymakers must better account for climate impacts of damage to forests, and benefits of conserving them

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


What hypocrisy, I think guiltily, as I jet off to academic conferences far and wide | Jonathan Wolff

  2019-10-29 in The Guardian

We must apply the three Rs to plane travel: replace if possible, reduce to the essential, and refine to make it worthwhile

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Half a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timeline

  2019-10-26 (or before) by in The Guardian

Fossil fuel companies have been aware of their impact on the planet since at least the 1950s

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Secret Deal Helped Housing Industry Stop Tougher Rules on Climate Change (Published 2019)

  2019-10-26 in The New York Times

The arrangement, in place for years, guarantees industry representatives a bloc of seats on two powerful committees that recommend building codes.

  Tagged under: USA | Housing | Climate Change | Greenhouse Gases


Glacial rivers absorb carbon faster than rainforests, scientists find

  2019-10-25 in The Guardian

‘Total surprise’ discovery overturns conventional understanding of rivers

  Tagged under: Rainforests | Greenhouse Gases | Rivers


First 100% electric black cab for 120 years launches in London

  2019-10-23 in The Guardian

Converted Nissan van called the Dynamo licensed to help clean up capital’s ‘filthy air’

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


Labour unveils plans for carbon-neutral energy system by 2030s

  2019-10-23 in The Guardian

Strategy includes 30 recommendations including insulation upgrades for every home in UK

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Insulation | Greenpeace


Britain now G7's biggest net importer of CO2 emissions per capita, says ONS

  2019-10-21 in The Guardian

Fall in UK-produced emissions has been offset by those from increase in imported products

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Energy watchdog accused of stalling electric vehicle rollout

  2019-10-18 in The Guardian

Scottish Power boss says UK regulator needs reform after refusing upgrades to cope with e-vehicle demand

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


World Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 2005

  2019-10-17 (or before) in World Resources Institute

This chart is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Heathrow expansion violates climate rights of children, say lawyers

  2019-10-17 in The Guardian

Appeal court to hear fresh challenge against plans for construction of third runway

  Tagged under: Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Air Travel | Women and Children


Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise

  2019-10-15 in The Guardian

Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heating

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Economics | Finance


Firms ignoring climate crisis will go bankrupt, says Mark Carney

  2019-10-13 in The Guardian

Bank of England governor warns of financial collapse linked to climate emergency

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Economics | Fossil Fuels | Collapse


Political polarisation over climate crisis has surged under Trump

  2019-10-11 in The Guardian

Revealed: divide exacerbated by fossil fuel industry’s record contribution to Republicans

  Tagged under: US Politics | Donald Trump | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Macroeconomic and Financial Policies for Climate Change Mitigation: A Review of the Literature

  2019-10-11 (or before) by in International Monetary Fund

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of this century. Mitigation requires a large-scale transition to a low-carbon economy. This paper provides an overview of the rapidly growing literature on the role of macroeconomic and financial policy tools in enabling this transition. The literature provides a menu of policy tools for mitigation. A key conclusion is that fiscal tools are first in line and central, but can and may need to be complemented by financial and monetary policy instruments. Some tools and policies raise unanswered questions about policy tool assignment and mandates, which we describe. The literature is ...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Climate Change Mitigation


Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

  2019-10-09 in The Guardian

New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers

  Tagged under: BP | Shell | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Africa | Chevron | Fossil Fuels | Middle East | Saudi Arabia | Aramco


Tories focus on animal welfare over climate crisis in green agenda

  2019-09-28 in The Guardian

Campaigners criticise party for absence of announcements on air pollution and plastics crisis

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Countries must triple climate emission cut targets to limit global heating to 2C

  2019-09-22 in The Guardian

United in Science report ahead of UN summit says climate is changing faster than forecast, and current plans would lead to ‘catastrophic’ global temperature rise

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


The hard truths of climate change — by the numbers

  2019-09-22 (or before) in Nature

A set of troubling charts shows how little progress nations have made toward limiting greenhouse-gas emissions.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Climate change is morally wrong. It is time for a carbon abolition movement | Eric Beinhocker

  2019-09-20 in The Guardian

Those who fought against slavery did not agonise over the costs and benefits. Their goal was clear: make it illegal, says Eric Beinhocker, a professor of public policy practice

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


This isn't extinction, it's extermination: the people killing nature know what they're doing | Jeff Sparrow

  2019-09-20 by Jeff Sparrow in The Guardian

The climate strike must be a beginning and not an end. Warming won’t be stopped by symbolism

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Climate Change | Activism | Greenhouse Gases


The climate crisis explained in 10 charts

  2019-09-19 in The Guardian

From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutions

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Antarctic | Wildlife | Fossil Fuels


'The crisis is already here': young strikers facing climate apartheid

  2019-09-19 in The Guardian

Young activists call for north-south solidarity to tackle climate emergency that threatens to exacerbate inequality and conflict

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Activism | Bolsonaro | Greenhouse Gases | Nigeria | Africa


Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’

  2019-09-19 in The Guardian

Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climate

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Greta Thunberg | Activism | Rainforests | Amazon Rainforest | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Trees


Airlines' CO2 emissions rising up to 70% faster than predicted

  2019-09-19 in The Guardian

Carbon dioxide emitted by commercial flights rose by 32% from 2013 to 2018, study shows

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Predictions


David Wallace-Wells: ‘There are many cases of climate hypocrisy’

  2019-08-25 in The Guardian

The journalist and author on the climate crisis

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Greenhouse Gases | Geoengineering


Why carbon offsetting is not the panacea Harry and Meghan might think it is

  2019-08-20 by Emine Saner in The Guardian

Elton John claimed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s private jet use was ‘carbon neutral’. The reality is more complicated

  Tagged under: Carbon Capture and Storage | Carbon Offsetting | Air Travel | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Climate crisis: CO2 levels rise to highest point since evolution of humans | The Independent | The Independent

  2019-08-15 (or before) in The Independent

‘We don’t know a planet like this’

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Coral Reefs | Sea Level


Arctic wildfires spew soot and smoke cloud bigger than EU

  2019-08-12 in The Guardian

Plume from unprecedented blazes forecast to reach Alaska as fires rage for third month

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Wildfires | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Russia | Alaska


UK needs sustainability act to avert economic collapse, says IPPR

  2019-08-01 in The Guardian

Thinktank says country must focus on building abundance to avoid 2008-style financial crisis

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fish | Wildlife | Collapse | Sustainability


We Have to Stop Meeting Like This: The Climate Cost of Conferences | The Tyee

  2019-07-24 (or before) in The Tyee British Columbia

A UBC study looked at the carbon cost of conferences and other academic travel. It’s enormous.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Air Travel | Sustainability


No 10 hands Jaguar Land Rover £500m loan guarantee to develop electric cars

  2019-07-15 in The Guardian

Meeting of carmakers also told of plan for new houses to have EV charging point

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars | Finance


Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis

  2019-07-04 in The Guardian

Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxide

  Tagged under: Deforestation | Greenhouse Gases | Trees


UK accused of ignoring obligations on aviation emissions

  2019-06-27 in The Guardian

NGOs say others also in breach of 1998 convention by failing to disclose details on policies

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Elizabeth Warren thinks corruption is why the US hasn’t acted on climate change

  2019-06-22 by in Vox

Here’s how she intends to fight greenhouse gases and money in politics.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | US Politics


UK's big energy firms accused of failing to tackle climate crisis

  2019-06-20 in The Guardian

Shell, BP and Centrica have talked of backing EU emissions target but withheld support

  Tagged under: BP | Shell | Greenhouse Gases


UK climate plan unclear, says European commission

  2019-06-18 in The Guardian

Report says plan lacks key details about how UK will cut emissions over next 12 years

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency

  2019-06-17 in The Guardian

Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

  Tagged under: Renewable Energy | Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero


Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

  2019-06-16 (or before) in arXiv.org e-Print archive

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity, and we, as machine learning experts, may wonder how we can help. Here we describe how machine learning can be a powerful tool in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping society adapt to a changing climate. From smart grids to disaster management, we identify high impact problems where existing gaps can be filled by machine learning, in collaboration with other fields. Our recommendations encompass exciting research questions as well as promising business opportunities. We call on the machine learning community to join the global effort against climate change...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Electricity Grid


Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas

  2019-06-12 in The Guardian

The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late, says Green party MP Caroline Lucas

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Net Zero


Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050

  2019-06-12 in The Guardian

Thirty people aged 15-24 will assess how commitment by Theresa May should be met

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions?

  2019-06-12 in The Guardian

We will have to change almost everything, from our homes to our meals

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Net Zero


Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050

  2019-06-11 in The Guardian

UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nations

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero | Legislation | Greenpeace


Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this

  2019-06-11 in The Guardian

Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastrophe

  Tagged under: Global Warming | CO2 | Greenhouse Gases


Personal Vehicles Evaluated against Climate Change Mitigation Targets

  2019-06-10 (or before) in American Chemical Society

Meeting global climate change mitigation goals will likely require that transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions begin to decline within the next two decades and then continue to fall. A var...

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Climate Change Mitigation


EU climate goals 'just a collection of buzzwords', say critics

  2019-06-10 in The Guardian

Document setting out agenda for next five years denounced by environmental campaigners for skimping on detail

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | European Union


It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey

  2019-06-06 in The Guardian

The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequences

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


No 10 denies claim by chancellor that emissions target will cost UK £1tn

  2019-06-06 in The Guardian

Philip Hammond said reaching net zero target would mean less money for schools and hospitals

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Net Zero


Harvard chemist: Permafrost N2O levels 12 times higher than expected

  2019-06-06 in Harvard Gazette

A recent study shows that nitrous-oxide emissions from thawing Alaskan permafrost are about 12 times higher than previously assumed. About a quarter of the Northern Hemisphere is covered in permafrost, which is thawing at an increasing rate. And, even though researchers are monitoring carbon dioxide and methane, no one seems to be monitoring N2O, the most potent greenhouse gas.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Methane | Alaska | Sustainability


Latest data shows steep rises in CO2 for seventh year

  2019-06-04 in The Guardian

Readings from Hawaii observatory bring threshold of 450ppm closer sooner than had been anticipated

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions

  2019-05-31 in The Guardian

Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted waters

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Trees


Trump Administration Hardens Its Attack on Climate Science (Published 2019)

  2019-05-27 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Greenhouse Gases | US Politics


Could you live a low carbon life? Meet the people who already are

  2019-05-04 in The Guardian

There are things we can all do to lower our impact on the environment. We speak to three people who have taken the first steps

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


‘This report will change your life’: what zero emissions means for UK

  2019-05-01 in The Guardian

Committee on Climate Change sets out how UK can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels | Net Zero


UK's 'creative carbon accounting' breaches climate deal, say critics

  2019-04-25 in The Guardian

UK exclusion of international aviation and shipping figures from carbon budgets was highlighted by Greta Thunberg

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Greenhouse Gases


Melting permafrost in Arctic will have $70tn climate impact – study

  2019-04-23 in The Guardian

Study shows how destabilised natural systems will worsen man-made problem

  Tagged under: Arctic | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Slow burn? The long road to a zero-emissions UK

  2019-04-21 in The Guardian

Extinction Rebellion protesters want a carbon-free UK by 2025. But can the financial and political hurdles be overcome?

  Tagged under: Extinction Rebellion | Greenhouse Gases


We are not yet doomed: the carbon cutters determined to save the world

  2019-04-18 in The Guardian

An orchestra, a village, an entire country: the movement to rein in greenhouse gas emissions is growing

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Fossil Fuels


New York City unveils ambitious plan for local steps to tackle climate change

  2019-04-18 in The Guardian

New law aims for 40% cut by 2030 in city where buildings account for 67% of climate change emissions

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Mark Carney tells global banks they cannot ignore climate change dangers

  2019-04-17 in The Guardian

Financial sector warned it risks losses from extreme weather and its stakes in polluting firms

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Emissions from thawing Arctic permafrost may be 12 times higher than thought, scientists say

  2019-04-17 in The Independent

‘This needs to be taken more seriously than it is right now,’ says author of new study

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Arctic | Alaska | Feedback Loops | Ice Melting | Methane | Permafrost | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Climate crisis: today’s children face lives with tiny carbon footprints

  2019-04-10 in The Guardian

Next generation must keep their own carbon levels at a fraction of their grandparents’ in order to prevent catastrophe

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Women and Children


Let nature heal climate and biodiversity crises, say campaigners

  2019-04-03 in The Guardian

Restoration of forests and coasts can tackle ‘existential crises’ but is being overlooked

  Tagged under: Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Wildlife | Trees


Global coal use up as greenhouse gas emissions rise

  2019-03-26 in The Guardian

Younger coal-fired power plants in Asia account for increase, says energy agency

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


Dirty lies: how the car industry hid the truth about diesel emissions

  2019-03-22 in The Guardian

The long read: The ‘Dieselgate’ scandal was suppressed for years – while we should have been driving electric cars

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars | Air Travel | Health


UK's initial progress on carbon cutting starts to slow

  2019-03-04 in The Guardian

Emissions fell for sixth year running in 2018, but reductions margins have shrunk

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Fossil Fuels


GreenHouse Gas Online - Greenhouse Gas News, Research and Resources

  2019-03-03 (or before) in GreenHouse Gas Online - Greenhouse Gas News, Research and Resources

Greenhouse Gas Online. Welcome to GHG online - Greenhouse Gas News, Research and Resources

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Methane | Kyoto Agreement


The Truth About Greenhouse Gases | William Happer

  2019-03-03 (or before) in First Things | America's Most Influential Journal of Religion & Public Life

The object of the Author in the following pages has been to collect the most remarkable instances . . . .

  Tagged under: Environmental Protection Agency USA | CO2 | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change Denial and Disinformation | Climate Change | Disinformation and Misinformation


CO‚ÇÇ and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  2019-03-03 (or before) in Our World in Data

Who is emitting greenhouse gases? Which countries and which sectors? And what needs to happen to reduce emissions?

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


MPs debate climate after school strike – but only a handful turn up

  2019-02-28 in The Guardian

Government benches mostly empty for debate inspired by schoolchildren’s climate strike

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Concrete is tipping us into climate catastrophe. It's payback time

  2019-02-25 in The Guardian

Cement has transformed the world, but now threatens to wreck the environment. We need to tax it, now

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Tipping Points


Greta Thunberg tells EU: your climate targets need doubling

  2019-02-21 in The Guardian

Swede, 16, says EU cannot just ‘wait for us to grow up and become the ones in charge’

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | European Union


Global reconstruction of historical ocean heat storage and transport | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

  2019-02-19 (or before) in PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Most of the excess energy stored in the climate system due to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions has been taken up by the oceans, leading to th...

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases


The miracle method for sustainable rice – and bigger harvests | John Vidal

  2019-01-30 in The Guardian

A technique developed by a Jesuit priest is producing bumper crops – and reducing emissions of a grain responsible for 1.5% of greenhouse gases

  Tagged under: Farming | Greenhouse Gases


UN climate talks set stage for humanity’s two most crucial years

  2018-12-17 in The Guardian

Decisions made from now to 2020 will determine to what extent Earth remains habitable

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Corporate Responsibility | Lunavi

  2018-12-14 (or before) in Lunavi | Technology Consulting & Managed Services

At Lunavi, taking care of our communities is a priority and passion that connects people across our entire organization. . We encourage everyone, from our top executives to our newest employees, to volunteer and provide services that support local nonprofit organizations and initiatives.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


You Are Stealing Our Future: Greta Thunberg, 15, Condemns the World’s Inaction on Climate Change

  2018-12-14 (or before) in YouTube

https://democracynow.org - Fifteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addressed the U.N. plenary last night in Katowice, Poland, condemning glo...

  Tagged under: Greta Thunberg | Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change | Activism | Climate Justice


'Window is narrowing': scientists urge action at UN climate talks

  2018-12-11 in The Guardian

Gilet jaunes protests cast shadow as concerns raised over backlash against rapid change

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change | Wind Power


London mayor unveils plan to tackle 'climate emergency'

  2018-12-11 in The Guardian

Exclusive: Sadiq Khan accuses government of dragging its feet and calls for investment to avert catastrophe

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


BP faces shareholder challenge over carbon targets

  2018-12-10 in The Guardian

Company is among energy firms being urged to set goals in line with Paris agreement

  Tagged under: BP | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Chevron


Past four years hottest on record, data shows

  2018-11-29 in The Guardian

World running out of time to combat climate change, warns meteorological organisation

  Tagged under: Extreme Weather | Greenhouse Gases | IPCC | Climate Change


World must triple efforts or face catastrophic climate change, says UN

  2018-11-27 in The Guardian

Rapid emissions turnaround needed to keep global warming at less than 2C, report suggests

  Tagged under: Drought | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Policies of China, Russia and Canada threaten 5C climate change, study finds

  2018-11-16 by Jonathan Watts in The Guardian

Ranking of countries’ goals shows even EU on course for more than double safe level of warming

  Tagged under: China | Canada | Russia | Global Warming | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Could carbon-capture technology be a silver bullet to stop climate change?

  2018-10-17 in The Guardian

Few companies specialize in carbon removal and the tools they produce are currently still expensive

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Dutch appeals court upholds landmark climate change ruling

  2018-10-09 in The Guardian

Netherlands ordered to increase emissions cuts in historic ruling that puts ‘all world governments on notice’

  Tagged under: Activism | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Fossil fuel dependence poses 'direct existential threat', warns UN chief

  2018-09-11 in The Guardian

A rapid global shift to clean energy is needed to prevent runaway climate change, says António Guterres

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change (Published 2018)

  2018-08-01 by in The New York Times

We knew everything we needed to know, and nothing stood in our way. Nothing, that is, except ourselves. A tragedy in two acts.

  Tagged under: CO2 | US Politics | Climate Change | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Economics


Housing and car industries should be ‘ashamed’ of climate record

  2018-06-28 in The Guardian

Failure to build energy-efficient homes and clean cars risks UK missing its carbon targets, says government’s climate adviser

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Housing | Cars


Ex-Nasa scientist: 30 years on, world is failing 'miserably’ to address climate change

  2018-06-19 in The Guardian

James Hansen, who gave a climate warning in 1988 Senate testimony, says real hoax is by leaders claiming to take action

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | US Politics


A Climate-Friendly Response to Trump’s Protectionism | by Barbara Unmüßig & Michael Kellner - Project Syndicate

  2018-06-04 by Barbara Unmüßig & Michael Kellner in Project Syndicate

Barbara Unmüßig & Michael Kellner call on the EU to implement a levy on greenhouse-gas emissions, including climate border adjustment.

  Tagged under: Donald Trump | Greenhouse Gases


'We're doomed': Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention

  2018-04-26 by Patrick Barkham in The Guardian

The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it

  Tagged under: Extinction | Climate Change | Greenhouse Gases


On its 100th birthday in 1959, Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming

  2018-01-01 in The Guardian

Benjamin Franta: Somebody cut the cake – new documents reveal that American oil writ large was warned of global warming at its 100th birthday party.

  Tagged under: Exxon | Greenhouse Gases


Electric cars: everything you need to know

  2017-07-26 in The Guardian

From how to charge them to whether they are really better for the environment

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electric Cars | Cars


The fossil fuel industry's invisible colonization of academia | Benjamin Franta and Geoffrey Supran

  2017-03-13 in The Guardian

Benjamin Franta and Geoffrey Supran: Corporate capture of academic research by the fossil fuel industry is an elephant in the room and a threat to tackling climate change.

  Tagged under: BP | Shell | Exxon | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Chevron


Climate change could push risk of ‘megadrought’ to 99% in American southwest

  2016-10-05 in Carbon Brief

A megadrought spanning several decades could be almost certain to hit the American southwest this century if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


Greenhouse Gases Equivalencies Calculator - Calculations and References | US EPA

  2015-08-10 in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Provides more information on how the calculations are used to convert greenhouse gas emission numbers into different types of equivalent units.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


Keep fossil fuels in the ground to stop climate change | George Monbiot

  2015-03-10 in The Guardian

George Monbiot: Once coal, oil and gas are produced, they will be used. And yet, after 23 years of UN negotiations there have been almost no steps taken to stop the production – rather than the use of – fossil fuels

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Coal | Climate Change | Fossil Fuels


The surprisingly complex truth about planes and climate change | Duncan Clark

  2010-09-09 in The Guardian

Duncan Clark: A new study suggests that planes cause more warming than cars, while ships are cooling enough to counteract them both

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Cars


James Lovelock: Humans are too stupid to prevent climate change

  2010-03-29 in The Guardian

In his first in-depth interview since the theft of UEA emails, the scientist blames inertia and democracy for lack of action

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


The climate denial industry is out to dupe the public. And it's working | George Monbiot

  2009-12-07 in The Guardian

George Monbiot: Think environmentalists are stooges? You're the unwitting recruit of a hugely powerful oil lobby – I've got the proof

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change


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